New single-family homes are fairly uncommon in New York City, which makes the suburban qualities of 300 Kenmore Road somewhat unusual compared to what we usually see. Developers are proposing the two-story building in Douglaston, Queen, one of the more affluent low-rise residential neighborhoods in the city. The area was declared a New York City Historic District in 2004. T.F. Cusanelli and Filletti Architects are responsible for the design.
New permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 326 Avenue U, in Gravesend, Brooklyn. The filing confirms that the lot has changed ownership since YIMBY covered earlier plans in 2016. The Avenue U subway station is on the block, serviced by the F train. Astoria-based Vardo Construction Corporation is listed as behind the applications.
A four-story residential building will soon rise at 171 Lefferts Place, in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. The 2,900 square foot lot currently sits vacant between two low-rise, multi-family residences.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 3603 Barnes Avenue, Williamsbridge, Bronx. The site comes four blocks away from the Gun Hill Road subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Kol Zefi is listed as responsible for the development.
Excavation at 50 Hudson Yards is nearing completion, and thanks to an aerial by Archartdescon, we can see that foundation work has also now commenced. Construction is advancing with incredible speed, and most of the site has been cleared since YIMBY’s last report in November. The pace isn’t too surprising when one considers the several excavators operating simultaneously. Related Companies is responsible for the Hudson Yards development.