Globiwest Hospitality has finally begun construction on its planned boutique hotel at Third Avenue and Sixth Street, where excavation kicked off last summer. The foundation and first floor were going in when YIMBY stopped by earlier this week.
607 West 161st Street [DNAinfo]: Sutton Management is constructing a 62-unit residential building — which will include 13 affordable units — at 605-607 West 161st Street, in southern Washington Heights. Construction is above street level, and completion is expected by 2016.
Applications have been filed for a four-story, six-unit mixed-use building measuring 5,723 square feet at 5311 4th Avenue, in Sunset Park. MGM Creations is designing, and the existing two-story building is being re-utilized.
While part of the Broadway Triangle is still tied up in a hotly contested debate over rezoning and racial politics, developers are quickly moving to build on the remaining lots in the former industrial ‘hood at Williamsburg’s southern edge, like 221 Middleton Street, where plans were just filed to construct a six-story apartment building.
Hotel construction is heating up fast in the South Bronx, and thanks to a YIMBY reader, we have a look at two projects going up in Mott Haven near the Harlem River waterfront. The first is an nine-story hotel at 500 Exterior Street, which fills a long-empty lot between Exterior Street and Gerard Avenue along 146th Street, next to the Major Deegan Expressway.