Concrete and rebar has risen at the 17th floor of Commune Hotel & Resort’s planned 20-story, 229-key Joie de Vivre hotel at 50 Bowery, in Chinatown. Bowery Boogie has the latest update, and glass installation is well underway; the structure was only 10 stories in height this past June. Peter Poon is designing the building, and completion is expected in the spring of 2016.
In October 2014, YIMBY reported on permits filed for a 16-story, 16-unit condominium building at 10 West 17th Street, in the Flatiron District, and then the LPC approved the plans the following December. Now Bhatia Development and Sherwood Equities have landed $48 million in financing from CIT, according to Commercial Observer. An existing three-story building must first be demolished, but construction is expected to begun early in 2016 for a mid-2017 completion. Beyer Blinder Belle is designing.
Marvel Architects is designing a 60,000 square-foot food court, with a number of retail storefronts, on the ground floor of Building 77, in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, according to Crain’s. The 16-story, one million-square-foot structure is being completely renovated to accommodate modern manufacturing/office tenants; Shiel Medical Laboratory is already expected to take 240,000 square feet. Opening is scheduled for the second half of 2016.
YIMBY first reported on permits for 118 East 59th Street back in September of 2014, and we posted the first renderings back in January. Now we have the full set of images depicting both exteriors and interiors for the project, and its website has also gone live.
South Slopers were sad to read about the sale and development plans for Polish grocer Eagle Provisions, which shut its doors earlier this summer at 628 5th Avenue in Greenwood Heights. But a small piece of the old structure will live on in a new residential development, forged by partially demolishing and expanding the the shop’s three existing tenements at 626-630 5th Avenue. Alteration applications were filed last week, and YIMBY has renderings depicting the site’s future.