Property owner Gerald Bertuna has filed applications for a three-story, six-family residential building at the vacant lots of 1770-1774 61st Street, in northern Bensonhurst, two blocks north of the N train’s 18th Avenue stop. The building will measure a total 7,610 square feet, which means units will average 1,265 square feet. Douglas Pulaski’s Bricolage Designs is the architect of record.
Celine Mo, of Roystar Investment Corp., has filed applications for a five-story, three-unit residential building at 242 West 22nd Street, in eastern Chelsea. The building will measure 7,600 square feet, and units will definitely be condominiums, averaging a spacious 2,530 square feet. James Wagman Architects is the applicant of record, and the existing four-story, four-unit townhouse passed pre-demolition inspection earlier this month.
Teddi Li’s Iron City Construction has filed applications for a nine-story, 61-key hotel at 88 Walker Street, a vacant lot in western Chinatown. The building will measure a total 23,330 square feet and includes a 2,300 square-foot community facility on the ground floor. Forest Hills-based James Cheng, of Design 101, is the architect of record.
An anonymous LLC has filed applications for an eight-story, single-family residence at 526 Canal Street, in northern Tribeca. The building will measure an impressive 12,100 square feet, stand 100 feet tall, and will replace an existing four-unit building, which has already been slated for demolition. Living quarters will start on the third floor and span through to the seventh.
According to Schedule A, the “grand hall” will take up of the first floor, and a wine cave, service kitchen and formal dining room can be found on the second level. Up top, the eighth floor will have a pool, hot tub and sun room, which will open up to outdoor space and a roof garden. DXA Studio is the architect of record, and may also be designing.
Last Fall, YIMBY revealed renderings of the ODA-designed 32-story, 682-unit mixed-use building planned at 1800 Park Avenue, in East Harlem. Excavation is currently underway, but now its developer, Continuum Company, is planning to sell the development site, according to the New York Post. The property, located at the Harlem-125th Street stop on Metro North and the 4, 5 and 6 subways, is expected to go for $150 million. Current plans also include 80,000 square feet of retail space.