Back in February, the foundation was being poured for the 12-story, 75-unit mixed-use building under development at 69 East 125th Street, in East Harlem. Now, the project is seven stories above street level and rising, Harlem+Bespoke reports. Once complete, the 80,619-square-foot building will feature 5,643 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Residential units, averaging a rental-sized 767 square feet apiece, will fill the rest of the building. Fifteen of the apartments will rent at below-market rates through the housing lottery. As reported previously, amenities include a 15-car garage in the cellar, bike storage, a laundry, private residential storage, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. Greystone Property Development is the developer and Kutnicki Bernstein Architects is the architect. Completion is expected in early 2017.
In 2015, L+M Development Partners and Nelson Management Group acquired the 19-story, 260-unit mixed-income residential building, called Lands End I, located at 257-275 South Street, on the Lower East Side, for an undisclosed amount. Now, renderings of the building’s planned renovation have been revealed by Curbed NY. The 236,065-square-foot building is expected to host 256 rental apartments after the renovation, which will include the construction of a roof deck, a fitness center, a community lounge, and a laundry. There will also be 24-hour doorman service, and amenities will be available to all of the building’s residents. Units will come in studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom configurations. Half of the apartments, which are currently partially subsidized, will continue to rent at below-market rates. ORE Design + Technology is designing. Construction is expected to be complete in early 2017.
The May 1 celebration of Eastern Orthodox Easter was marred by the tragic fire at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava at 15 West 25th Street, which reduced the landmark building to a charred stone shell. Aside from minor smoke inhalation by the church caretaker, no one was injured in the four-alarm blaze. The same cannot be said for the church building itself, which was reduced to a charred ruin.
Elmhurst’s development boom is expanding westward into Maspeth. We have a look at a four-story commercial and medical office building headed to 54-08 74th Street, in the industrial borderlands between Maspeth and Elmhurst.
The last time we checked on 45 East 22nd Street, in the Flatiron District, the 65-story condo tower had risen only a dozen floors. Now, the structure has reached its rooftop, easily surpassing the 600-foot-tall One Madison nearby. Tectonic recently swung by the site and gave us an update on the construction progress.