The Rowan, at 21-21 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, has received its TCO, with closings now imminent. DXA Studio is the designer of the residential development, which yields a total of 46 residences, and is among the newest construction projects that have risen over the neighborhood in recent years. RockFarmer Properties is the developer of the building and Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing is handling sales and marketing of the one to three bedroom condominiums. Only four units remain available for sale, which include a three-bedroom duplex measuring 1,856 square feet with 1,057 square feet of outdoor space, asking $2,549,000; and two three-bedroom penthouses with their own outdoor space. The Rowan is over 85 percent sold, with a recent penthouse sale setting a new record for the highest price per square foot paid for a three-bedroom condominium in the neighborhood.
The Irish Arts Center debuts this season, bringing a mix of live performance, community programming, and educational events to Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Located at 726 Eleventh Avenue, the center’s new home comprises 21,700 square feet with an inaugural first season arriving this December.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 207 Seventh Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan. Also addressed as 170 West 22nd Street, the lot is at the southeast corner of West 22nd Street and Seventh Avenue. One block north is the 23rd Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train. New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building that will hold a charter school as well as commercial and community facility space at 556 New Lots Avenue in East New York‘s New Lots neighborhood. Located at the intersection of Van Siclen Avenue and New Lots Avenue, the corner lot is two blocks from the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 3 trains. Soly Bawabeh of Bermuda Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Yesterday afternoon Governor Kathy Hochul revealed numerous new renderings of what the outdated 53-year-old Penn Station and the surrounding Midtown, Manhattan district could soon become. Despite being slightly downsized by 7 percent from former Governor Cuomo’s ten-building master plan, the new proposal still encompasses an incredible 18.3 million square feet of construction and redevelopment. Vornado Realty Trust is the developer of the master plan, which is expected to take four to five years to complete and cost between $6-7 billion.