Last month, the United Hebrew Community, a Jewish burial society, sold the two tenements they’ve occupied for over a century at 201-203 East Broadway on the Lower East Side. Now, plans have been filed to build a seven-story modular building in their place.
Sam Chang’s Great Neck-based McSam Hotel Group has sold their development site at 40-70 Delong Street, in downtown Flushing, to Flushing Point Holdings LLC for $44.5 million, according to Commercial Observer. The property consists of two tax lots currently occupied by a two-story warehouse building, but boasts 394,930 square feet of commercial development rights or 557,549 square feet of rights with the inclusion of community facility space. Plans for the site have not been disclosed.
New renderings have been published of Essex Crossing‘s 150,000 square-foot bi-level market, dubbed Market Line, per Curbed. The food market will span under Norfolk and Suffolk Streets, on the Lower East Side, connecting to three separate buildings planned on different blocks within the development. The future location of the Essex Street Market will feature an above-grade, two-level promenade, in addition to 9,000 square feet of garden space. A slew of retail options will be made available, in addition to the previously disclosed attractions, including a Regal Cinema and bowling ally. SHoP is designing the Market Line component.
Meals on Wheels of Staten Island will be getting a new home, thanks to Tuesday’s approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The beloved organization has outgrown its home in Richmond County and the city found it a site at the former Seaview Hospital tuberculosis treatment campus, which sits in the New York City Farm Colony – Seaview Hospital Historic District. The address is listed as 460 Brielle Avenue. In July, a presentation was made to the commission, but it was found to be too industrial for the setting. The revised design easily won over the commissioners.
Anthony Federici, doing business as AFMM LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 57-27 Granger Street, in Corona, a few blocks north of the LIE and a slew of bus lines. The building will measure 6,688 square feet, and units will average 836 square feet. Queens-based Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record, and demolition kicked off on the existing recessed two-story home late last month.