City officials recently gathered in the Fordham Heights section of The Bronx to celebrate the commencement of construction at 2050 Grand Concourse. Designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, the 13-story building will contain 96 affordable apartments, comprehensive support facilities for the formerly homeless, and residential amenities.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 136-18 Maple Avenue in Flushing, Queens. Located at the intersection of Main Street and Maple Avenue, the lot is a few blocks south of the Main Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Vicki Zhi under the Main Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
SHoP Architects‘ 111 West 57th Street recently reached another milestone as work has commenced on the installation of the transparent paneling on the supertall’s steel crown. This is the final major external component of the world’s most slender skyscraper, which is developed by JDS Development, Property Markets Group, and Spruce Capital Partners. The 1,428-foot-tall tower will contain 46 condominiums designed by Studio Sofield and marketed by Douglas Elliman.
YIMBY went to check out the site of 251 West 14th Street in Chelsea, where work on an 11-story residential building appears to have stalled. The bottom floors and lower section of the superstructure have been completed, while construction has yet to reach the cantilevering top floors. Isay Weinfield collaborated with FORM4 Design Studio PLLC to design the project. Pizzarotti is in charge of the build, which is expected to yield a total of 25 condominiums.
The Port Chester Planning Commission and members of the public will soon review proposals for a new nine-story mixed-use building in the village’s downtown area. The public hearing is scheduled for January 27, when Sarrazin Architecture and members of the development team are expected to present the project, which is located at 30 Broad Street and 136 Irving Avenue.