In early 2014, YIMBY revealed renderings of the 50-story, 446-unit 65 Bay Street, in Jersey City’s Exchange Place neighborhood. Now, courtesy of Tectonic Photo, the building is roughly 35 stories up and rapidly rising. Kushner Companies and KABR Group are developing the tower, which will have 41,000 square feet of amenities. Cladding is also beginning to make its way up the sides, and the existing parking garage is getting a facelift. Humphreys & Partners is designing, and completion is expected in 2017.
Property owner Alireza Esmaeilzadeh has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit townhouse at 147 Saint Felix Street, in southern Fort Greene, located across the street from Atlantic Terminal and 11 different subway lines. The building will measure 3,364 square feet in total, with one unit occupying the first floor and a second taking up the second and third floors. Think Architecture and Design is the architect of record, and the site’s old three story building was demolished in 1999.
Putnam County-based Nush Rudaj has filed applications for a six-story, 14-unit residential building at 3323 Sedgwick Avenue, in Kingsbridge Heights, five blocks from the 1 train’s stop at 231st Street. The building will measure 9,915 square feet in total, which means units will average 708 square feet, indicative of rentals. Long Island-based Shahriar Afshari is the architect of record. The existing single-story brick home was filed for demolition this past June.
A 12-story apartment building is set to replace five small houses in Brighton Beach, only a few short blocks from the waterfront and the neighborhood’s stop on the B and Q trains.
The city has order an emergency demolition for five severely dilapidating tenement buildings located at 485-491 and 497 9th Avenue, according to DNAinfo. Reportedly, the buildings are protected from demolition, but the property owner David Israeli removed portions of the…