When it comes to sweeping and far-reaching change, few areas have transformed as rapidly as West Chelsea. But while condo-fication is normally associated with displacement of galleries, that is not the case here, and now demolition applications have been filed for an old building at 542 West 22nd Street, which will be cleared to make way for a new outpost by Hauser & Wirth.
A stalled residential development at 531 Coney Island Avenue, on the border between Ditmas Park and Kensington in Brooklyn, is finally coming back to life. A tipster sent along this photo of the site at the corner of Hinckley Place, adding that the schematics were posted on the construction fence earlier this month.
Roughly a year ago, YIMBY reported on filings for Essex Crossing‘s 15-story, 211-unit mixed-use building planned at 145 Clinton Street, on the Lower East Side, and last January we revealed renderings of the project. The 300,000 square-foot building includes 43,000 square feet of commercial space, and Planet Fitness is now expected to lease 22,000 square feet on the second floor, The Lo-Down reports. A 30,000 square-foot grocery store is also planned for the ground floor, though it currently lacks a confirmed tenant.
Hudson Square-based NY Equity Management has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit residential building at 684 Madison Street, in central Bedford-Stuyvesant, 10 blocks north of the Utica Avenue stop on the A and C trains. The building will measure 7,973 square feet in total, and units will average 797 square feet apiece. Flushing-based Frank Quatela is the architect of record, and a dilapidated two-story townhouse must first be demolished.
After 52 years in an imposing eight-story building at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 12th Street in Greenwich Village, Forbes Magazine moved to new headquarters in Jersey City last year. Now the new owner, New York University, has filed plans to expand the 1925 office building at 60 Fifth Avenue.