The century-old building at 27 East 62nd Street will be getting a little more space and some restorative work, thanks to Tuesday’s approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The building was designed by Lawlor and Haase and completed in 1913. It sits just east of Madison Avenue.
No little building in Williamsburg is safe from redevelopment. Yesterday’s filings brought a new building application for 310 Graham Avenue, where a seven-story apartment building is in the works.
The superstructure of the 21-story, 183-room mixed-use building at 55 Wythe Avenue, in Williamsburg, is currently rising, Brownstoner revealed. Dubbed The William Vale, the development will also include retail and office components. Riverside Developers expect to complete the project by 2016, and Albo Liberis is designing.
Lend Lease has purchased a stake at Victor Group’s planned residential development at 281 5th Avenue, in Midtown South, according to Crain’s Business. First brought to you by YIMBY last December, a 51-story, 140-unit mixed-use tower — to span 250,000 square feet and stand 750 feet — is planned for the 30th Street site. Although the size of Lend Lease’s stake is unknown, the project will total $400 million, and ground breaking is expected this year. Multiple existing low-rise structure must first be demolished, and the final design has not yet been revealed.
The commercially zoned no man’s land around Flushing Meadows Park and Willets Point has seen a big uptick in development, as longtime property owners prepare for the planned $3 billion redevelopment of the auto body shops next to Citi Field. New building applications were filed today for two properties nearby at 131-10 and 132-32 Avery Avenue, just east of Flushing Meadows Park between 131st Street and College Point Boulevard.