SO Development Enterprises has filed applications for a three-story, 53-foot-tall manufacturing warehouse at the vacant parcel 2702 West 15th Street, on Coney Island near the Coney Island Creek. The building will measure 23,810 square feet, and Walter Marin of Marin Architects PC is designing. Filings were also submitted in January, but the latest plans have increased the scope of the project by 4,700 square feet.
Co-Op City Baptist Church has filed applications for a three-story, nearly 17,500 square-foot religious building — fit with a sanctuary, office and class rooms, and a paster’s suite — at the bottom of Co-Op City in Baychester. The project is located at the vacant parcel at 2208 Boller Avenue, and Guy P. Romain is designing.
Although two-family housing projects have basically dropped off the map since the financial crisis of 2008, small-scale residential development is slowly becoming feasible again. Although these are typically in-fill projects on formerly vacant lots, the burgeoning demand for residential is slowly paving the way for these little developments in eastern Queens.
A glimpse of Delshah Capital’s planned 10-story, 14-condo-unit luxury residential building at 221 West 17th Street, in southern Chelsea, is now available. The project will expand the existing six-story commercial building by four stories and the new building will measure about 40,000 square feet, including the retail at street level. Dubbed “The Dorian”, occupancy is expected by late 2016, and Neal Beckstedt Studio is designing interiors.
Since YIMBY last checked in on progress at 220 Central Park South and 217 West 57th Street, the latter building has been revealed in official renderings. But now we have an update on both sites from YIMBY reader ILNY, with the latest set of photos peeking into the projects from ground level.