Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 1636 Flatbush Avenue in Midwood, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Aurelia Court and Flatbush Avenue, the corner lot is a short walk to the Flatbush Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Also nearby is the Brooklyn Triangle commercial retail building and Brooklyn College. Solomon Feder under the 1640 Flatbush OZ Owner LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. Previously SL Green Realty filed plans for a mixed-use development of similar size.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 116-01 101st Avenue in South Richmond Hill, Queens. Located between 116th Street and 117th Street, the interior lot is four blocks from the Lefferts Boulevard subway station, serviced by the A train. Tara Singh under the SP 116th Realty Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Demolition is finished and excavation work is now in full swing for Disney’s new 1.2-million-square-foot headquarters at 137 Varick Street, aka Four Hudson Square. Since YIMBY’s last update in late February, the final remaining building at 304 Hudson Street has been cleared from the property, which Disney purchased from Trinity Church Real Estate for $650 million. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed in partnership with Silverstein Properties, the upcoming 22-story building will eventually top out at 320 feet tall. Skanska oversaw the demolition process for the Hudson Square complex, which involved the razing of four structures.
\Construction is approaching completion at 25 Great Jones Street, aka 22 Bond Street, an 11-story condominium building in NoHo. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Second Development Services and Richport Group, the structure contains six residential units with prices starting at $9.8 million, and will include a penthouse that reportedly spans about 4,000 square feet. BKSK Architects is in charge of the interior design.
A new Le Meridien Hotel at 292 Fifth Avenue is expected to reach full completion in October 2020. The 187-key hotel topped out at 21 stories in 2019 and is one of the latest projects developed in collaboration by McSam Hotel Group and Gene Kaufman Architect.