A one-story building in Greenwich Village will see a new life as a Mexican restaurant. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal to transform 255 Bleecker Street, most recently a sushi restaurant, into Tacombi – La Cornelia.
Property owner Jia W Yu, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 850 Putnam Avenue, in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The building will measure 8,330 square feet, which means units will average 1,040 square feet each. Anthony Lee’s AJR Architecture is the architect of record, and an existing two-story home must first be demolished.
Façade installation is nearing completion at the seven-story, 41-unit mixed-use building under construction at 185-193 Avenue B, in the East Village, according to EV Grieve. The Elim Pentecostal Church owns the property, and will have a 6,650 square-foot facility on the ground floor. The entire structure will measure 33,865 square feet, and units will average a rental-sized 665 square feet. Conrad Roncati’s Architectura is architect of record, and occupancy is slated for later this year.
Property owner Jack David has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 65 Woodbine Street, in central Bushwick, a few blocks from the Gates Avenue stop on the J/Z trains. Units will probably be rentals, measuring just 680 square feet in the 5,450 square-foot building. Suresh Manchanda’s L&C Associates is the applicant of record, and a two-story, single-family townhouse must first be demolished.
The Studio Museum at 144 West 125th Street in Harlem is planning to build a new 70,000 square-foot museum, including 10,000 square feet for galleries. According to The New York Times, the existing five-story, 60,000 square-foot structure would be demolished for a ground-up building designed by the UK-based David Adjaye; Cooper, Robertson & Partners is the executive architect. Plans will be submitted this Summer, and construction is expected to start in 2017 for a 2019 completion.