YIMBY has the first look for a Karl Fischer project coming to 1060 Bedford Avenue in Bed Stuy, which will result in a five-story condo building with retail that will replace a car repair shop. Permits were filed back in September to build on the site, a 7,500-square-foot corner lot that fronts Clifton Place and Bedford and sits only a block from the Bedford-Nostrand G train station.
Six stories have risen so far at Water and Bridge Streets in Dumbo, where the Greystone-developed Waterbridge 47 condos are quickly taking shape.
525 East 73rd Street [Commercial Observer]: The sale of 525 East 73rd Street has officially closed, with Memorial Sloan-Kettering paying a sum of $226 million per city files. Construction can now begin on a two-tower, 1.2 million square-foot medical complex, and “site preparation will resume within several weeks.”
Shared Equities Co. has filed applications for a seven-story, 24-unit mixed-use building measuring 19,824 square feet at the lots of 9-11 Cooper Street, in Inwood. Studio BLS Architects is designing, and the existing three-story townhouse was approved for demolition in March.
YIMBY has featured two stories on the new Census data so far: the first on the actual numbers, and the second on how New York City is growing far faster than anticipated, already almost reaching its projected population for 2020. But in terms of milestones, the biggest story of all is that the New York metropolitan area has now passed the 20 million person mark, with the 2014 estimate clocking in at 20,092,883 individuals.