Excavation has begun at 45-08 23rd Street, in Long Island City, where Mary Rera is planning a three-story, four-unit mixed-use building, according to The Court Square Blog. Specific square-footage breakdowns are unavailable, but the entire structure, mechanical space included, will measure 6,000 square feet. Schematics were posted on-site late last year, and Edward Hicks is the architect of record.
The eastern edge of Bushwick, where the L train swings above ground next to cemeteries, serves as the borderlands of gentrified Brooklyn, just before Broadway Junction and East New York. But that hasn’t stopped condo developers from flocking there, looking to take advantage of relatively cheap property. And today YIMBY has the first look at a four-story condo project under construction at 1290-1300 Decatur Street, between Knickerbocker and Wilson Avenue.
The Moinian Group owns a 29-story residential and office building at 100 John Street in the heart of the Financial District, and now they want to add a 24-story addition to the five-story commercial building next door at 102 John Street, making the buildings the same height.
Apartment buildings have sprouted on nearly every piece of available property near the Metropolitan Avenue L stop in Williamsburg, but one developer has decided to expand and convert a warehouse at 82 Ainslie Street instead of tearing it down.
LG Electronics USA has revised plans for their new North American headquarters building at 111 Sylvan Avenue, in southern Englewood Cliffs, just north of the GWB in New Jersey. The 360,000 square-foot building will stand five stories or nearly 70 feet tall, according to The New York Times. The new building was previously proposed to rise 143 feet at the site, formerly home to a single-story office structure, now demolished. Completion is expected by 2019, and Saratoga Associates is designing.