Property owner Eddie Yair, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, 16-unit mixed-use building at 2735 East 13th Street, located on the corner of Shore Parkway in southern Sheepshead Bay. The project will measure 22,016 square feet. It will include 7,511 square feet of community facility space on the second and third floors, followed by residential units, averaging 807 square feet apiece, on the floors above. The apartments will likely be rentals. Eran A. Birnbaum’s Brooklyn-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 4,341-square-foot property is partially occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in August. The Sheepshead Bay stop on the B and Q trains is three blocks away.
Downtown Jamaica is getting ready for its renaissance. YIMBY spotted plans for a new mid-rise near Rufus King Park last week, and now another project has emerged two blocks east, near the Parsons Boulevard stop on the E and F trains. The latest development is headed to 153-33 89th Avenue, between Burdette Place and Parsons Boulevard.
Storied French restaurant Lutèce occupied the ground floor of 249 East 50th Street for more than 40 years before shutting its doors in 2004. Thanks to the restaurant’s fame, the three townhouses at 249-253 East 50th Street have appeared in several movies and TV shows, including The Prince of Tides, Wall Street, and most recently, Mad Men. Now plans have been filed for the 16-story building that will replace them between Second and Third avenues.
Construction has topped out 60 feet above street level on the six-story, 13-unit residential project under development at 15 West 119th Street, in Harlem. The structure can be seen in a photo posted to Harlem+Bespoke. The latest building permits indicate the project measures 13,813 square feet. The residential units should average 824 square feet apiece, although it’s unclear whether they will be rentals or condominiums. Pielet Brothers Construction is the developer. Melamed Architect is the design architect, although Design + Urbanism Architectural is the current architect of record. Completion is expected next year.
Foundation work has been completed for the six-story, 37-unit mixed-use building under development at 23-01 41st Avenue, located on the corner of 23rd Street in the Queens Plaza section of Long Island City. The site can be seen in a photo posted by The Court Square Blog. The latest permits indicate the new building will eventually measure 42,367 square feet. The ground floor will contain 6,233 square feet of commercial space, specifically for photographic studios. The residential units above will be condominiums and should average 684 square feet apiece. An anonymous Midtown-based LLC is the developer. Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio is the design architect and Xiaohong Zhao’s Queens-based Ameriland Brook is the applicant of record. Completion is expected in the second half of 2017.