When YIMBY checked in on the bluestone-clad condo building at 155 West 18th Street last month, windows were going in and the facade was snapping into place. Now, we have more renderings of the exterior and the apartments at the 11-story development.
Last week, YIMBY brought you news that an entire Broadway theater – the Palace – will be raised up 29 feet. Well, it’s not the only theater that’s getting some work done. Two days before Thanksgiving, the Landmarks Preservation Commission also approved a renovation of the Helen Hayes Theater, located at 240 West 44th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and an expansion of its annex. While the changes aren’t as dramatic as moving an entire theater, they will be somewhat more apparent to those walking by.
JDS is making its mark on the East Side with two copper-clad towers on First Avenue between 35th and 36th Streets, and photographer Tectonic recently took several progress shots of the ambitious rental project at 626 First Avenue.
40-47 22nd Street, a ten-story hotel in northern Long Island City, is nearing exterior completion. While the narrow, south elevation still awaits cladding, the green and black panels on the west façade are being revealed as protection film is peeled from the surface.
Property owner Tongyun Lu has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 57-50 Granger Street, in Corona, located two blocks north of the Long Island Expressway. The project will measure 7,966 square feet in total, and units will average a relatively spacious 996 square feet apiece. Dezhang Fang, based in Flushing, is the architect of record, and the existing two-story, multi-family structure was filed for demolition in November.