Permits have been filed for a 70-foot tall mixed-use building at 8902 5th Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of 5th Avenue and 89th Street, the former car showroom and sales lot is three city blocks south of the 86th Street subway station, serviced by the R train. Under 8904 5th Ave LLC, Michael Marino is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility at 750 East 160th Street in Melrose, The Bronx. Located on the corner of Forest Avenue and East 160th Street, the lot is three blocks west of the Prospect Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Argus Community is listed as the owner behind the applications. The nonprofit works with the homeless community to heal substance abuse and mental health issues.
Flying under the radar for some time, excavation work on 159 Broadway Avenue is beginning to make some progress in Williamsburg. Today, YIMBY also has the first rendering for the impressively-scoped project, thanks to the construction fencing. Situated across from Peter Luger Steakhouse and immediately south of the Williamsburg Bridge, the site sits adjacent to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank. The 144-year old landmarked, domed structure will soon be surpassed by its future 133,340 square foot, 277-foot tall neighbor. This upcoming tower is set to become one of the tallest buildings in the neighborhood. It is being designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and is being developed by Cornell Realty Management LLC.
Located on a 32,365 square foot parcel along First Avenue between East 39th Street and East 40th Street, 685 First Avenue has officially launched leasing for its 408 units. With a 460-foot tall facade of pitch black glass facing the East River, the 43-story tower is one of the newest and tallest skyscrapers to be completed in Midtown’s Murray Hill. Sheldon Solow of Solow Building Company is the developer of the 800,000 square foot project, while Richard Meier & Partners Architects is the designer. Leasing and move-ins are now underway, with units marketed by Citi Habitats New Developments.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 626 Hinsdale Street in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between New Lots Avenue and Linden Boulevard, the lot is two city blocks east of the New Lots Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Leslie Grant, owner of Rainbow Car Service, is listed as the owner behind the applications.