Hudson County Community College has broken ground on a six-story, 74,000 square-foot academic building at a former parking lot at 263 Academy Street, in Jersey City’s Journal Square. The building will house STEM classes, and completion is expected in the Fall of 2017, according to The Jersey Journal. RSC Architects is designing.
Filed during the turn of the building code in 2014, more applications have been filed for a planned eight-story, 27-unit apartment building at 640 West 238th Street, in the southern, denser area of Riverdale. The building will have 20,205 square feet of residential space, and Shahriar Afshari is designing. The existing two-story, single-family structure passed pre-demolition inspection earlier this month.
United Realty has proposed a 10-story, 45,413 square-foot mausoleum at the vacant lot 1532 Madison Avenue, in southern East Harlem. The developer is looking for investors to fund the acquisition of the property, which is on the market for $15 million. The entire project would cost roughly $60 million and would include at least 2,900 crypts and 5,200 niches, according to Investment News.
Façade installation is currently underway at 47-28 11th Street, in Long Island City, where Kora Developers is building a seven-story, 21-unit mixed-use building, per The Court Square Blog. Dubbed The Corner, the 19,000 square-foot building will include a small 216 square-foot retail unit on the ground floor. Zproekt is designing, and completion is expected this fall.
YIMBY previously brought you preliminary plans for the Witkoff-led redevelopment of the Helmsley Park Lane, at 36 Central Park South, and followed up with a post indicating that Richard Rodgers would be the architect. We have now obtained the first official renderings of the project, showing its exteriors, and while YIMBY has been unable to obtain confirmation regarding the architect, we strongly suspect it is now Rafael Vinoly. Documents also indicate the building will stand 1,200 feet tall, making it one of the tallest in the city.