When two developers decided to build 10 stories of condos on top of an occupied, rent-stabilized apartment building at 711 West End Avenue on the Upper West Side, tenants were predictably upset. To appease the renters, many of whom have lived there for decades, the landlords plan to renovate and add new amenities to the seven-story brick building between 94th and 95th Streets.
It was in September of 2014 that YIMBY brought you news of a planned 11-story, 73-unit mixed-use building at 25-24 Jackson Avenue (a.k.a. 5 Court Square) in Long Island City, at the corner of Thompson Avenue, just across the street from One Court Square. Now, we have an idea what it will look like, courtesy of renderings from Flushing-based MY Architect.
The South Bronx is suddenly booming with construction, and YIMBY has renderings for one of the biggest projects underway in Mott Haven, near the banks of the Harlem River. The unique multi-building development will include two affordable rental buildings and a Hampton Inn, on a block next to the Major Deegan Expressway and the 145th Street Bridge to Harlem.
The expansion of a single-family home isn’t always worth noting, but when the home sits in a historic district, it’s often worth taking a look at. Such is the case of 233-20 Bay Street in Queens’s Douglaston Historic District, which was on the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s agenda at its public hearing on Tuesday.
Back in the fall of 2015, Madison Equities and Pizzarotti-IBC closed on the purchase of the 45 Broad Street development site in the Financial District, and now Curbed reports the pair are planning an 86-story, 245-unit residential tower. The supertall – being designed by CetraRuddy – would stretch 1,100 feet into the sky, although some details are still being finalized. In addition, five floors of commercial space are planned, and future residents will have access to amenities including, but not limited to, a swimming pool, a gym, and a lounge. New building applications are expected sometime this summer, and groundbreaking is scheduled for later this fall. A tentative completion date is slated for 2018.