Developers are one step closer to breaking ground on a new eight-story office building in the Little Italy section of Manhattan following a positive review of an Environmental Assessment Statement by the New York City Department of City Planning. Located at 23-35 Cleveland Place, the structure will reportedly support a sanctuary and breeding ground for monarch butterflies on the roof of the building.
Westchester’s nonprofit developer Westhab recently topped off their latest project Dayspring Commons at 227 Elm Street in Yonkers. Located in the Nodine Hill neighborhood, the 65-unit residential building will offer affordable and supportive housing to the area. Last week a small gathering that included Yonkers mayor Mike Spano and Westhab president and CEO Rich Nightingale marked the completion of the Dayspring Commons edifice.
An Environmental Assessment Statement for 109 East 42nd Street in Midtown East reveals details for the proposed Project Commodore, a 1,646-foot-tall skyscraper on the site currently occupied by Grand Hyatt New York. Developed under the Commodore Owner LLC by RXR Realty and TF Cornerstone, the mixed-use supertall is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Components include 2,108,820 square feet of office space, a smaller 500-room Grand Hyatt hotel, approximately 10,000 square feet open-air publicly accessible space, and 43,370 square feet of retail including some controlled by the MTA on the cellar, ground, and second floors.
Work is continuing on 291 Livingston Street, a 22-story, 100-room hotel building in Downtown Brooklyn. The 189-foot-tall project is designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and is being developed by Aview Equities and Hello Living, which purchased the plot for $11.1 million. The property is located between Nevins Street to the east and Hanover Place to the west, and is planned to contain a ground-floor beer garden.
The New York City Department of City Planning recently reviewed proposals to construct a large banquet hall and self-storage facility in the Eastchester section of The Bronx. Located at 3556 Peartree Avenue, the proposed development would comprise over 140,00 square feet plus additional area for a surface-level parking lot for 95 vehicles.