In August of 2014, YIMBY revealed renderings of Fortuna Realty’s planned luxury hotel building at 1150 Sixth Avenue, in Midtown between West 44th and 45th Streets, and now the developer has filed applications for the project. The 38-story, 310-key hotel will stand 415 feet tall and measure 138,458 square feet. Hotel rooms will average 447 square feet and begin on the fourth floor. The lobby, a lounge, spa, restaurant, ballroom, and meeting spaces will all be located on the lower levels. Ismael Leyva is the architect of record, and permits were filed last May to demolish an eight-story building.
Samuel Karpf, operating under an LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 15-unit mixed-use building at 8 Fairview Place, in northern Flatbush, right around the corner from the Church Avenue stop on the 2 and 5 trains. The building will measure 22,138 square feet, and 4,549 and 480 square feet of retail and health care facilities, respectively, will be located on the ground floor. On the floors above, units will average 1,141 square feet apiece. Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the architect of record. Before construction begins, two existing 2.5-story homes must be demolished.
Great Neck-based Antonio Mourtil has filed applications for a seven-story, 17-unit mixed-use building at 30-13 31st Street, in central Astoria, right below the 30th Avenue stop on the N and Q trains. The building will measure 17,504 square feet in total, and will feature 2,791 and 2,890 square feet, respectively, of retail space on the ground floor, and health care facilities on the second. Units will be located on the floors above and will average a rental-sized 695 square feet each. New Jersey-based T.F. Cusanelli & Filletti Architect is the applicant of record, and a two-story house must first be demolished.
On the southern end of the border between Queens and Nassau County, Airport Park LLC has filed applications for a detached two-family building development at 147-01 – 147-23 Hook Creek Boulevard, in Rosedale. The parcel of land is currently vacant, but is now expected to hold at least seven two-story, two-family residential buildings. Of the filed applications (other buildings may not have been filed yet), the development will measure 12,495 square feet, with full-floor units averaging 893 square feet. Long Island-based Michael McNerney is the architect of record.
In the final days of 2014, DNA Development filed applications for a five-story, 32-unit residential building at 280 St. Marks Avenue, in Prospect Heights, and now Curbed has a rendering of the project. The building will measure 51,301 square feet, and the units will be condominiums, averaging 1,603 square feet. The units will range from one- to five-bedrooms and all will feature outdoor space. DXA Studio is designing, and sales are expected to launch in the next few weeks.