Architect J Frankl Associates has revealed the first renderings of a 11-story building near Fordham University’s Bronx campus in Belmont. Proposals for the new development located at 660-668 East Fordham Road are still under consideration by the New York Department of Buildings. The owner of the property is listed as Shahin Daneshvar Of Shadi Development, LLC on the submitted documents.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 134-11 221st Street in Laurelton, Queens. Located at the intersection of Merrick Boulevard and 221st Street, the lot is near the Laurelton station, serviced by the Long Island Rail Road. Myron J. Berman under the 221-06 Merrick Boulevard Associates is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exciting and long-awaited news has been announced in the Financial District, as a return to the original architect for Two World Trade Center has been confirmed. The New York Post reports that Norman Foster’s original 2006 supertall proposal, aka 200 Greenwich Street, is getting another shot at becoming a reality with a more updated design. In 2018, YIMBY was the first to indicate this was a possibility in an interview with Larry Silverstein, head of Silverstein Properties, who said Foster’s vision was still on the table, although at that point the Bjarke Ingels design was the apparent lead contender for construction.
BDF Design, an international architecture firm with offices in London and New York City, has released preliminary renderings of a new residential property in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The proposed build site is located at 67 Engert Avenue and would partially reuse and expand an existing two-story warehouse structure.
Permits have been filed for a four-story commercial building at 1905 Third Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan. Located at the intersection of 105th Street and Third Avenue, the lot is a couple blocks north of the 103rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Jeff Sutton is listed as the owner behind the applications. The commercial real estate developer is known for his many retail properties along the shopping corridors of Fifth Avenue, 34th Street, and Times Square.