Full demolition permits have been filed for three adjacent four-story structures at 1637-1641 First Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The mixed residential and commercial buildings were purchased by Extell Development over the past decade for over $20 million. It is unclear what plans Extell has for the substantial lot.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 2345 West Street in Gravesend, Brooklyn. Located between Avenue W and Avenue X, the interior lot is four blocks east of the Avenue X subway station, serviced by the F train. Steven Scaba is listed as the owner behind the applications.
One Vanderbilt is officially the latest skyscraper in New York City to claim supertall status. Located at 41 East 42nd Street in Midtown East, the imminently 1,401-foot tall office building already soars above Grand Central Station, and new steel columns continue to sprout along the perimeter and core, having now punctured the 1,000-foot mark. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the upcoming 58-story tower is being developed by SL Green and will span 1.75 million square feet.
25 Park Row is making news again, as sales have recently launched for the 50-story residential skyscraper. New renderings have also been released showing the residential interiors of the 665-foot tall condominium tower above City Hall Park, as well as the surrounding cityscape. Designed by COOKFOX Architects, the project is being developed by the J&R Store founders and L&M Development Partners, and will yield 110 residences. Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is handling sale of the units, while the amenity spaces are being designed by Studio Mellone. The landscaping is being created by Starr Whitehouse.
Morris Adjmi Architects will soon appear before the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to propose a new mixed-use development in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. If approved, the existing one-story commercial building at 38 West 8th Street would be replaced by a six-story residential property with ground-floor retail and a small community facility.