Back in June, the 22-story, 176-key Aloft Hotel, underway at 27-45 Jackson Avenue, in Long Island City, was up to the fourth floor. Since then, construction has progressed quickly, and the structure now stands 18 stories, per The Court Square Blog. The building will measure 68,160 square feet in total, and will front Hunter Street with an eight-story component. Gene Kaufman is designing, and completion is expected next spring.
Early last month, the residential conversion of the 24-story commercial building at 212 Fifth Avenue, in NoMad, was underway, and now Curbed has uncovered new exterior and interior renderings of the project. Forty-eight condominiums are being carved out of the existing structure, and the units will be large, with some measuring 1,500 square feet, and larger configurations measuring north of 4,000 square feet. Madison Equities and Thor Equities are developing, while Helpern Architects is designing. Sales have already launched, and completion is expected next spring.
Property owner Yair Bohadana has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 869 East 175th Street, in Tremont, three blocks from the 174th Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains. The building will measure 7,000 square feet, and units will average 875 square feet. Queens-based Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record, and the lot is currently vacant.
Infinity Properties has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 462 Madison Street, in central Bedford-Stuyvesant, located eight blocks north of the C train’s Throop Avenue stop. The building will measure 4,984 square feet, and units will average 712 square feet. The prolific Gerald Caliendo, based in Queens, is the architect of record, and the lot is currently vacant.
Last month, DNAinfo reported that the struggling Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Williamsburg had leased its large property to Watermark Capital, and the agreement had some unusual stipulations, banning “activities associated with abortion, birth control, euthanasia, stem-cell research or pornography.” Now plans have been filed to erect a 19-story apartment building at 321 Wythe Avenue, on the western half of the through-block church property.