Newly filed construction applications have revived plans filed in 2013 at the vacant parcel spanning 529-543 President Street, in Gowanus, where RJ Hospitality is to construct a five-story, 101-key hotel measuring roughly 31,100 square feet. Raymond Chan is designing, and the site’s former single-story predecessor had been demolished in 2008.
While both 1 and 21 West End Avenue are already under construction, the Riverside South master plan’s “Building 1,” on the corner of West 61st Street and Riverside Boulevard, does not yet have an announced design. YIMBY has now obtained images showing Arquitectonica’s submitted plans, which show two different versions, one of which features a dramatic sloped cantilever outwards towards the West Side Highway.
In the fall of 2013, architect De-Jan Lu filed plans for a seven-story, 133-unit apartment building at 125 Borinquen Place in Williamsburg, only a block and a half from the BQE. Now YIMBY can reveal a slew of renderings for the development, which will fill a triangular lot at the corner of Borinquen, South 2nd and Rodney Streets.
New building applications have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use project at 31-12 38th Avenue in Long Island City, half a block from the N/Q tracks and just north of Sunnyside Yards.
Crain’s Business reports the China-based Fosun Group, partnered with JD Carlisle, is planning to develop a 47-story, 180-unit luxury condominium building at 126 Madison Avenue, in Midtown South close to NoMad. Handel Architects is designing the roughly…