Since the city rezoned Dutch Kills, a little subdistrict of Long Island City, in 2008, new apartment buildings have begun to replace aging factories and little brick houses. YIMBY has the reveal for the latest new project planned in the neighborhood, a seven-story condo at 31-12 38th Avenue, between 32nd Street and the elevated N/Q tracks.
Yesterday, Mayor de Blasio and City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito rolled out several initiatives to create industrial jobs across the city, including a fund for new manufacturing space and a stricter permitting process for hotels planned in industrial zones.
Back in August, the 42-story, 362-unit mixed-use building under construction at 1 West End Avenue, in Lincoln Square, was four stories above street level. Since then the building has risen to the 25th or 26th floor,…
YIMBY last checked in earlier this year on the 19-story, 44-unit residential building at 551 West 21st Street, in West Chelsea, when glass and white masonry were being installed, and now the building is wrapping up construction, with only the Juliet balconies to be fastened on, courtesy of Tectonic. Most of the exterior details have been completed, and interior work is likely in full swing. SR Capital is developing, Foster + Partners is the design architect, and Beyer Blinder Belle is the architect of record. Completion and move-ins are expected early next year.
The northwestern Bronx neighborhood of Kingsbridge Heights is crowded with prewar apartment buildings, but every once in a while, a developer snags a small vacant lot in the hilly area west of Fordham University. Last week, new building applications were filed for a six-story residential building with a community facility at 2661 Kingsbridge Terrace, on a through-block lot stretching from Heath Avenue to Kingsbridge Terrace.