When the city rezoned Williamsburg in 2004, it hoped to encourage truly mixed-use buildings that knitted together apartments, office space, and light industrial businesses. Few developers have taken advantage of the commercial part of the zoning, instead choosing to squeeze as many apartments as possible onto a lot. Chelsea-based developer and architecture firm Flank decided to take a different path for their project at 60 South 2nd Street, where three quarters of the building will be devoted to office space.
Renderings have been revealed of the six-story, 77-unit residential building proposed at 1 Dekalb Avenue, located on the corner of Maple Avenue in White Plains. The project was initially proposed to the city back in September and the White Plains Common Council is expected to vote on it by the end of the year, the Journal News reported. The units would be rental apartments and the new building would include a 103-car underground parking garage.
An anonymous LLC has proposed to develop a four-story, 21-unit residential building at 662 Summit Avenue in Jersey City. That’s on the corner of Route 139 in the Heights. The project would also include 12 off-street parking spaces, Jersey Digs reported. The site consists of a small, vacant lot and a single-story commercial warehouse at 165 St. Pauls Avenue, which have to be demolished. The Jersey City Zoning Board of Adjustment must approve the project.
An anonymous Midtown East-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 18,987-square-foot commercial building at 286 Lenox Avenue. That’s between East 124th and 125th streets in Harlem. The project will include 15,012 square feet of commercial space in total. Retail space will be located on the ground floor, followed by office space on the second through fourth floors. Staten Island-based Gambino+LaPorta Architecture will design the 58-foot-tall structure. The 44-foot-wide, 3,792-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story commercial building. Demolition permits haven’t been filed.
Two years ago, real estate investment firm Cape Advisors paid $78 million for a collection of warehouses on Charlton and Greenwich Streets, in the recently rezoned swath of western Soho known as Hudson Square. Now they’ve filed applications to erect a 27-story residential building there at 110 Charlton Street.