Property owner Kenneth Rudden has filed applications for a three-story, four-unit residential building at 174A Beach 111th Street, in Rockaway Park. That’s a neighborhood along the Rockaways in Queens. The project will measure 3,740 square feet and its residential units should average 935 square feet apiece, which means either rentals or condominiums could be in the works. The ground floor will contain parking for four cars. It will be subject to flooding and purposefully doesn’t include living space. Financial District-based CSA Group is the architect of record. The project will be constructed as part of the Build It Back program, which funds the rebuilding of residential structures destroyed or demolished after receiving damage from Hurricane Sandy. The 6,000-square-foot site is currently vacant.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s (MSKCC) 22-story, 779,832-square-foot portion of the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care, under construction at 530 East 74th Street on the Upper East Side, is now four stories above street level. Work was solely underway on the foundation when YIMBY reported on the project in January. The latest construction progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums by Tectonic. Work appears to still be below grade on City University of New York’s (CUNY)/Hunter College School of Nursing’s 16-story, 750,000-square-foot portion at 524 East 74th Street. MSKCC’s portion will focus on the treatment of various forms of cancer, while CUNY’s portion will focus on research and physical therapy. Perkins Eastman and Ennead Architects are designing the project, and a recent rendering is below. Completion is expected by 2018, with opening scheduled for 2019.
Brooklyn-based property owner Rachel Ohana has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 555 Maple Street, in northern East Flatbush. The structure will measure 5,395 square feet. There will be one unit on the ground floor, followed by a townhouse-style apartment across part of the ground floor and the upper three floors. Lewis E. Garfinkel’s Brooklyn-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 2,300-square-foot lot is currently vacant. The Sterling Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains is six blocks away.
Many of the vinyl-clad, wood frame houses typical in eastern Williamsburg are biting the dust for new development. Today, we have a look at a new project replacing a little two story house at 95 Ainslie Street, between Lorimer Street and Union Avenue.
Downtown Brooklyn is abuzz with new construction. YIMBY has covered this extensively and it’s been plain to see for those traveling around the city. Now, one of two new hotels on the same block in the neighborhood is inching closer to completion.