Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 1353 Purdy Street in Parkchester, The Bronx. Located between Westchester Avenue and Starling Avenue, the lot is near the Castle Hill Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Franco Sukaj is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is nearing completion on the United Arab Emirates’ new consulate at 315 East 46th Street in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Located just up the street from the future consulate of the Republic of Turkey, the 145-foot-tall, nine-story reinforced concrete structure is designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, developed by Fisher Brothers, and is being built by Plaza Construction.
YIMBY last did an article on 338 West 39th Street back in August 2015. Sam Chang, a well-known hotelier in New York City, purchased the 50-foot-wide site for $22,500,000, though permits list Brarone Management as the developer behind the address. Stephen B. Jacobs Group is the designer of the 25-story hotel part of Pestana Hotels, a Portugal-base company. The site is located in Midtown, Manhattan between Eight and Ninth Avenues near a number of other hotel chains that have popped up in the past several years.
Tenants at 1740 Broadway, a 26-story office tower in Midtown, Manhattan, will soon have access to a fully modernized lobby and private club designed by INC Architecture & Design. EQ Office Properties, the landlord of the property, expects the expanded areas to open in spring 2020.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 22 West 137th Street and 21 West 136th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. The two lots back onto each other and are part of the Harlem Hospital Center, owned by NYC Health + Hospitals. The block-long complex currently houses six buildings. The one-story building located on 21 West 136th Street has a 60-foot street frontage and the Women’s Pavilion, a five-story building located on 22 West 137th Street has a 100-foot street frontage.