Bedford Avenue in southern Bed Stuy has become a hotbed of new construction, and the latest project nearing the finish line is a single-story conversion that’s risen into a six-story apartment building between Madison Street and Putnam Avenue.
Harlem+Bespoke reports a 10-story, 13-unit mixed-use building will imminently begin construction at the vacant lot of 2171 Frederick Douglas Boulevard, in Harlem at West 117th Street. B Plus Realty had filed applications last December for the 15,235 square-foot building, and Raul Cabato is the architect of record. A completion date and renderings have yet to be released.
Curbed has the reveal for The Amirian Group’s planned 12-story, nine-unit residential building at 117 West 21st Street, in eastern Chelsea. The site is currently occupied by a four-story commercial structure, but the developer plans to expand upon the existing building rather than demolish it. GRADE Architecture is designing, and the developer acquired the site for $28.5 million in March.
A condo tower designed by Karl Fischer is headed for the Upper East Side, at 302 East 96th Street between First and Second Avenues.
The Fashion Institute of Technology has been granted $74 million from the de Blasio administration to build a 10-story, 100,000 square-foot complex connected to the Martin Feldmen Center on West 28th Street in Chelsea. Plans have been in the works for years, and construction is expected to kick off next year. SHoP is designing the project, reports Curbed.