After 52 years in an imposing eight-story building at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 12th Street in Greenwich Village, Forbes Magazine moved to new headquarters in Jersey City last year. Now the new owner, New York University, has filed plans to expand the 1925 office building at 60 Fifth Avenue.
Great Neck-based Kalico Group has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 620 West 148th Street, in Hamilton Heights, three blocks north of the 1 train’s stop at 145th Street. The building will measure 3,754 square feet in total, and one unit will be located on the first floor, while the second will span floors two through four. Long Island-based Sion Hourizadeh is the applicant of record. The 15-foot wide lot is currently vacant.
New Jersey-based Pulte Homes is currently constructing a 38-unit townhouse development at 1 County Road, in Bergen County’s borough of Cresskill. The residential project will feature three-story, three-bedroom homes, according to NorthJersey.com. The site was once home to a garden nursery, which has since been demolished, and completion is expected by the end of 2016. Excavation is currently underway, and sales are scheduled to launch next spring.
Great Neck-based Shelter Rock Builders has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 1067 Teller Avenue, in Concourse Village, four blocks from the Melrose Metro North station, or nine blocks from 167th Street stop on the B and D trains. The townhouse-style building will measure just 3,271 square feet, and full-floor units will average 1,090 square feet apiece. Queens-based Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record, and site’s former three-story building was demolished in 2001 by the HPD.
Daniel Wise, operating as an anonymous LLC, has acquired the four-story tenement buildings at 201-203 East Broadway, on the Lower East Side, for $8.5 million last month, according to Bowery Boogie. Last week, demolition permits were filed to knock the buildings down, and asbestos abatement notices were posted on-site. The site boasts 28,152 square feet of development rights, or 37,152 square feet if a community facility is included. New building applications haven’t been filed with the DOB.