3 Manhattan West

Construction Update: 3 Manhattan West Rising Quickly, Gets Cladding

While it’s taken over a decade for the first few projects to get moving along the Far West Side, both Hudson Yards and Manhattan West are now well underway, with the concrete for 10 Hudson Yards having topped-out just last week. Now, we have an update from Tectonic with photos of 3 Manhattan West. Completion is slightly further out at the future residential tower, but the building is rapidly rising into the Midtown skyline, and cladding installation now underway.

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2717 Snyder Avenue

Four-Story, 10-Unit Residential Building Filed At 2717 Snyder Avenue, Flatbush

Brooklyn-based Snyder Estates has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit residential building at 2717 Snyder Avenue, in Flatbush, two blocks away form the Church Avenue stop on the 2 and 5 trains. The building will measure 8,246 square feet in total, which means units will average 825 square feet apiece. One of the units on the fourth floor will also feature a fifth-floor penthouse. Genaro Ureta’s Masbeth-based GRU Corporation is the applicant of record, and an existing two-story house must first be demolished.

27-19 44th Drive

First Look At 27-19 44th Drive, 27-Story, 168-Unit Long Island City Residential Project

In October of 2014, YIMBY reported on filings for a 27-story, 168-unit residential building at 27-19 44th Drive, in Long Island City, and now The Court Square Blog has spotted on-site renderings of the project, which is being developed by Twining Properties. The latest permits have the building measuring 128,006 square feet, which includes 2,807 square feet of ground-floor retail space,  and units averaging 731 square feet apiece. Handel Architects is the architect of record. Demolition of the site’s two-story predecessor finished in September, and completion is slated for the summer of 2017.

861 51st Street

Five-Story, Eight-Unit Mixed-Use Building Filed At 861 51st Street, Sunset Park

Benny Fong has filed applications for a five-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 861 51st Street, in eastern Sunset Park, located five blocks from the D train’s stop at 50th Street. The project will measure 6,594 square feet, which includes 1,205 square feet of healthcare facilities on the ground and cellar levels. Residential units begin on the second floor and will average a rental-sized 719 square feet. Brooklyn-based Shiming Tam is the architect of record, and permits were filed in September to demolish two single-family townhouses.