The planned 28-story, 370-key hotel & 11-unit condo tower at 215 Chrystie Street has risen quickly this summer, and now stands five stories tall, per the latest photo from Tectonic. Located on the Lower East Side, Herzog & de Meuron designed the building, which is being developed by Ian Schrager and Witkoff. Curbed also reported on the project’s progress yesterday, and completion is currently expected in 2016.
A rather sad little three-story storefront with apartments above it has been neglected for years at 1516 Fulton Street, on the corner of Throop Avenue and across the street from the entrance to the C train. But a new owner has taken over the site and plans to expand it to an eight-story apartment building.
Michael Kandhorov, of New York Equity Management, has filed applications for a six-story, six-unit residential building at 511 Herkimer Street, in southern Bedford-Stuyvesant, two blocks east of the Kingston/Throops stop on the C train. The building will measure just short of 6,000 square feet, making for full-floor units averaging nearly 1,000 square feet. Flushing-based Frank Quatela is the architect of record, and an existing three-story townhouse must first be demolished.
Property owner Ming Guan Guang has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 53-29 196th Street, in southern Auburndale near the Clearview Expressway. The building will measure 4,835 square feet in total, which means units will average 1,610 square feet and probably be split into duplexes. Chang Hwa Tan’s Tan Architect is the applicant of record, and an existing 1.5-story, single-family home must first be demolished.
The Brickman Group and investor Daniel Loeb are planning to convert the three-story, 150,000 square-foot warehouse into offices at 30-02 48th Avenue, in the Hunters Point section of Long Island City. According to Crain’s, the building near the Hunters Point Avenue 7 train stop will undergo a top-down renovation, featuring a new lobby and roof deck, designed by Fogarty Finger. Brickman acquired the the property in 2013 for $21 million.