Much of the Upper West Side is frozen in time by historic districts, but every once in a while, a developer manages to snag an older property in a non-landmarked piece of the neighborhood. New building applications were filed earlier today to erect a 10-story building at 206 West 95th Street, half a block from the 96th Street station on the 1, 2 and 3 lines.
Applications have been filed for three three-story residential buildings spanning the lots 77-06 – 77-10 45th Avenue, in northern Elmhurst, five blocks west of the M/R subway station at Elmhurst Avenue. The residential development will contain six units and measure 4,975 square feet in total for an average units of 830 square feet. Chang Hwa Tan is the architect of record, and two existing residential structures must first be demolished.
Urban View Realty has filed applications for a five-story, five-unit residential building at 129 Stockholm Street, in norther Bushwick, two blocks from the M train’s Central Avenue stop. The building will measure 5,000 square feet and will feature a fifth floor penthouse, with units averaging 1,000 square feet. Woody Chen’s Infocus Design & Planning is the applicant of record, and an existing 1.5-story home must first be demolished.
Dafna Development Group has filed applications for a five-story, two-unit mixed-use building at the vacant lot of 728 Prospect Place, in western Crown Heights, equidistant from subways stations serviced by the 2/3/4/5 and A/C trains. The building will total 4,440 square feet in total, with 1,425 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Two duplex units will split the upper four levels, penthouse included. Suresh Manchanda’s L&C Associates is the architect of record.
Concrete and rebar has risen at the 17th floor of Commune Hotel & Resort’s planned 20-story, 229-key Joie de Vivre hotel at 50 Bowery, in Chinatown. Bowery Boogie has the latest update, and glass installation is well underway; the structure was only 10 stories in height this past June. Peter Poon is designing the building, and completion is expected in the spring of 2016.