Renovations on a three-story, 8,856-square-foot mixed-use building are wrapping up at 61 Canal Street, located on the corner of Allen Street in Chinatown. Retail space will measure 2,143 square feet on the ground floor, followed by 6,713 square feet of community facility space on the second and third floors. Cheng Chio Buddhist Temple, also the property owner, will occupy the community space, Bowery Boogie reported. Rectories will be located on the second floor, worship space on the third, and the cellar will be utilized as a kitchen and storage space. A pagoda was also added up top. Sagnam Chang’s Brooklyn-based Basic Groups Corp. is the architect of record.
An anonymous Bayonne, N.J.-based LLC has proposed a five-story, 33-unit residential building at 662 Avenue C, located on the corner of West 30th Street in central Bayonne, Hudson County, just south of Jersey City. The project was approved by the city’s Planning Board back in October, Jersey Digs reported, although significant infrastructure work is required. The 10,000-square-foot property, acquired for $150,000 in 2013, is vacant. A construction timeline has not been released.
A Bronx-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, 18-unit residential project at 2667 Kingsbridge Terrace, located in the West Bronx’s Fordham Manor section. The new building will measure 15,930 square feet and its residential units should average 713 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. The units will spread across four above-grade floors plus an upper penthouse level. Pelham, N.Y.-based Fred Geremia Architects & Planners is the architect of record. The 52-foot-wide, 5,965-square-foot plot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in September.
A few weeks ago, YIMBY reported on plans for a five-story apartment building at 2353 Dean Street in Ocean Hill, the slice of Brooklyn bordered by Crown Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York, and Brownsville. Now, we have a rendering of the project, courtesy of architect Ibrahim Greenbridge.
Last October, we announced a proposal for a seven-story mixed-use building at 71-66 Parsons Boulevard in eastern Queens, put forth by Bi Yuan Chen of Parsons Tower LLC. Quite a lot has been done on the 55-unit project since then, and structural completion is very close. Facade work is expected to start in the near future. Zhong Wang Construction Inc. is listed as the general contractor.