On Tuesday, hundreds of buildings became protected when the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated the Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II. Basically, every building between West 94th Street and West 108th Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue has been added. That’s 344 new buildings, bringing the combined number of protected buildings to 1,255.
A seven-story apartment building with offices and retail may soon replace this odd little garage at 10-67 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, on the corner of 50th Avenue near the Pulaski Bridge.
Two years ago, the Landmarks Preservation Commission greenlighted an innovative design to convert a Tootsie Roll factory to condos at 325 West Broadway in Soho. Now we have a new rendering of the aluminum and glass-clad project, dubbed XOCO 325 after the Catalan word for chocolate.
In early 2014, Steven Schnall’s six-story, nine-unit residential building topped-out at 15 Leonard Street, in Tribeca, and now Curbed has photos of the structure’s completed façade. Turett Collaborative Architects is designing, and the building is almost ready for opening after just two years since construction initially began. Curtis + Ginsberg Architects is serving as architect of record.
Applications filed last December at 504-524 Myrtle Avenue, in Clinton Hill, called for a six-story, 92-unit mixed-use building, but DNAinfo reports the unit count has increased, and the project will now stand eight stories tall. In the old filings, retail spanned 20,755 square feet on the first two levels. A rendering has also appeared at the site, where a single-story building has now been demolished. HTO Architects is designing, and Silverstone Property Group is developing.