Late last year, a four-story, five-unit residential building topped out at 11-15 47th Road, in Long Island City, and now the building is fully clad, with interior work likely underway. The Court Square Blog reports the building will measure 4,998 square feet, and duplex units will average 1,000 square feet apiece. Amir Zicherman’s Long Island City-based Truffle Building is developing, and Bedford-Stuyvesant-based Charles Diehl is the architect of record.
Marcos Hernandez, head of Thames Security Systems, has filed applications for a three-story, 4,665 square-foot mixed-use commercial building at 121 Thames Street, in East Williamsburg, four blocks from the L train’s stop at Morgan Avenue. The building will measure 4,665 square feet in total, and an arts and crafts club will take up 2,311 square feet on the ground floor. On the second and third floors, office space will take up 2,354 square feet. East New York-based Ross William is the architect of record, and the site’s four-story predecessor was demolished in 2007.
Stellar Management has acquired the two-story, 4,760 square-foot bank building at 130 2nd Avenue, in the East Village, for $12 million from J.P. Morgan Chase, Commercial Observer reports. The 2,380 square-foot corner site could be redeveloped into a 9,520 square-foot residential building with retail space. At the corner of St. Marks Place, the site is just two blocks from the 6 train’s stop at Astor Place.
The eastern borderlands between Flushing and Murray Hill, along Northern Boulevard in Queens, have become the new frontier for builders looking to make their mark in the fast-growing Asian neighborhood. Developer Oz Levi managed to find a large development site at 144-74 Northern Boulevard, at the corner of 146th Street in Murray Hill.
Early in 2014, YIMBY reported on filings for a 13-story mixed-use project at 347 Bowery, in the East Village, and later the same year, the site’s three-story building was demolished to make way for the development. Now, per EV Grieve, the 22,857 square-foot building is a story above ground level, and will feature five three-bedroom condominiums. Additionally, three retail units will spread across 10,800 square feet on the first two floors. Urban Muse is developing, and Annabelle Selldorf is designing.