Last month, applications were finally filed for a long-vacant site at 1733 Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, on the corner of 108th Street. YIMBY now has the reveal for the development, which will give rise to a small but contemporary mixed-use project standing eight stories tall.
As rent-stabilized tenants at two Crown Heights apartment buildings fight to keep their rents from doubling, another landlord in the neighborhood plans to expand a four-story residential building at 961 Washington Avenue to 11 stories.
While residential development booms at either end of the Bronx, new construction has been slow to arrive in many of the working class neighborhoods in the central part of the borough, like Mount Hope, Tremont, and Crotona Park. But yesterday YIMBY noticed a filing for three little apartment buildings at 362-366 East 173rd Street, half a mile east of the 174th Street stop on the D line in Concourse Village.
Abdul Wahid has filed applications for a four-story, 16,563 square-foot religiously affiliated community building at 2105 82nd Street, in southern Bensonhurst, five blocks from the D train’s stop at 20th Avenue. The bottom floor will have the building’s lobby and area of worship, the second and third floors will be fitted for medical offices and classrooms, and the top floor will house the living quarters for three care takers. Long Island-based Willy Zambrano is the architect of record, and demolition permits were filed for two houses earlier this year.
Wonder Works Construction Corp. is planning to add a fifth floor to the existing four-story townhouse at 357 West 17th Street, in southern Chelsea, and transform the building into a 12,000 square-foot mansion, the New York…