The New York City Board of Standards and Appeals has approved a collection of zoning text amendments to facilitate redevelopment of a dense four-story residential building in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The landmarked property is located at 71-83 Beaver Street, the site of the former William Ulmer Brewery, a complex of interconnected commercial and brew house buildings constructed between 1872 and 1890.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 3547 Webster Avenue in Norwood, The Bronx. Located between East Gun Hill Road and the Woodlawn Cemetery, the lot is near the Gun Hill Road subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Yoel Landau is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 650 Madison Street in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue, the lot is near the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Solomon Schwimmer of Twin Group Associates Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work continues to progress on the renovation and partial residential conversion of the Waldorf Astoria at 305 Park Avenue in Midtown East. Developed by Andrew Miller of Dajia US, the project is dubbed “The Towers of the Waldorf Astoria” and will yield 375 residences designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Jean-Louis Deniot that range from studios to sprawling penthouses, as well as an extensive amenity offering. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing is handling sales and marketing of the units, Suffolk Construction Corporation is the general contractor, Pierre-Yves Rochon is in charge of the revamped hotel interiors, and Simon de Pury is the residential art curator for the 625-foot-tall Art Deco landmark, which occupies a full city block bound by Park Avenue to the west, East 49th Street to the south, East 50th Street to the north, and Lexington Avenue to the east.
Construction is complete on 7 West 57th Street, a 20-story residential building on Billionaires’ Row in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by The Soloviev Group, the 237-foot-tall structure yields 15 full-floor two-bedroom condominiums with marketing and sales led by Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group. There are two model residences designed by Calvin Tsao at the property, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues directly to the east of the 50-story SOM-designed 9 West 57th Street.