Over the past few months, the five-building, seven-million-square-foot mixed-use development dubbed Manhattan West, located on the mega-block bound by Ninth and Tenth avenues and West 31st and 33rd streets, has been quickly taking shape. In April, the project’s 62-story, 844-unit residential tower at 401 West 31st Street, dubbed Three Manhattan West, topped out. And work has been underway for over a year to modernize the 16-story, 1.8-million square-foot building at 450 West 33rd Street, dubbed Five Manhattan West. Now, new renderings have been revealed of the office portion of the project, dubbed One and Two Manhattan West.
Maria Stefaniak, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 163 Newell Street, in Greenpoint, located four blocks from the Nassau Avenue stop on the G train. The structure will measure 5,125 square feet, and its residential units should average 703 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. The ground-floor unit will feature a single-car garage, and the project will be topped by a roof terrace. Kenneth Philogene’s Brooklyn-based KMP Design & Engineering is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a severely recessed two-story house. Demolition permits have not yet been filed.
Property owner Ken L. Cheung, doing business as an anonymous Long Island-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 55-04 102nd Street, in Corona, located four blocks north of the Long Island Expressway. The structure will measure 7,110 square feet, and its residential units should average 713 square feet apiece, which means rental apartments are in the works. There will be a single unit on the ground floor, followed by two units per floor on floors two through four. An Shen Ma’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a single-story house. Demolition permits have not yet been filed.
Property owner Saul Deutsch has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit residential building at 2137 58th Street, in Mapleton, located four blocks from the Avenue N stop on the F train. The structure will measure 9,636 square feet. One residential unit will be located on the ground floor, while the second unit will span the second and third floors. If the residential space is divided as such, the ground-floor unit should measure 2,441 square feet, while the upper unit should measure 4,878 square feet. The building will also include storage space in the cellar and an off-street parking spot. Douglas Pulaski’s Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the architect of record. Two attached, two-story homes must first be demolished.
Hornig Capital Partners and The Brickman Group have acquired, for $10 million, the three-story, 67,236-square-foot industrial building at 1519 Decatur Street (a.k.a. 1085 Irving Avenue), in Ridgewood, located four blocks from the Halsey Street stop on the L train. The new owners plan to convert the property into modern commercial space, according to Real Estate Weekly. It’s not known what specific commercial tenants the building will be geared to, but the space will be flexibly divisible. The gut-renovation will cost roughly $6 million and financing has already been secured. The structure was built in 1929 and contains large floor plates.