NV Design Architecture recently returned to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) with updated proposals to construct a new four-building townhouse development in Brooklyn. Located at 437-441 Lewis Avenue and 39 Chauncey Street, the property is within the Bedford-Stuyvesant Historic District and requires a Certificate of Appropriateness from the commission before construction can begin.
Today’s housing lottery round-up features four buildings in Brooklyn and one in The Bronx with available affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story residential building at 82-77 116th Street in Kew Gardens, Queens. Located at the intersection of Grosvenor Lane and 116th Street, the corner lot is closest to the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Steven Li of Grosvenor Realty Group II LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved Project Commodore, a proposed 1,646-foot supertall skyscraper in Midtown East, at a public hearing and vote on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. New renderings further illustrate the 83-story project, which would replace the Grand Hyatt at 175 Park Avenue and rise between the 108-year-old Beaux Arts Grand Central Terminal and the 91-year-old Art Deco Chrysler Building at the corner of East 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. Skidmore Owings & Merrill is designing and RXR Realty and TF Cornerstone are developing the project, which is set to yield 500 Hyatt hotel rooms on the upper floors spanning 453,000 square feet; 10,000 square feet of retail space on the ground, cellar, and second levels; new elevated, publicly accessible plaza space overlooking the surrounding Midtown neighborhood; and 2.1 million square feet of Class A office space.
Jersey City will soon be home to the next Albion Hotel, a hotel chain with multiple properties in the North Jersey area. Located at 201 Newark Avenue, this latest venture will introduce around 100 guest rooms and Felina, a restaurant concept led by award-winning chef Anthony Bucco.