BRONX: 2440 Esplanade: Real Estate for Long LLC has filed applications for six three-story, three-unit residential buildings — each ranging from 3,400 to 3,800 square feet — at the lots spanning 2432-2442 Esplanade, in Pelham Gardens….
Developers have long avoided building under the elevated tracks in Bushwick, but the lure of cheaper property not far from Williamsburg has pulled in buyers looking to cash in on the neighborhood’s swiftly rising rents. And so someone has filed plans to build five three-story townhouses at 75-83 Suydam Street, a wedge-shaped corner lot in the shadow of the clattering M train tracks on Myrtle Avenue.
The new Census estimates show New York City’s population swelling to 8,491,079 people, a 52,700-person increase from the 2013 estimates (which were also revised upwards, or the increase would have been an even larger 85,242 people). Those numbers are up from a 2010 Census baseline of 8,175,133 people.
Despite improvements in recent years, parts of Upper Manhattan are still smattered with vacant lots, but yet another will soon be turned into an actual building. Permits were filed today for a 7-story residential structure at 17 Convent Avenue, on the southeast corner of Convent and 128th Street, just to the south of City College.
On the eastern edge of Queens in Richmond Hill, waves of new immigrants have slowly pushed up demand for larger apartments, like the ones planned for a big vacant lot at 121-01 Jamaica Avenue. Permits were filed…