The NYC Ferry system has announced two expanded routes which will now include the Lower East Side, Manhattan, and The Bronx. The expanded service arrives as a joint initiative with The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Hornblower, a private cruise and charter company that operates NYC’s ferry network.
Permits have been filed for a fourteen-story assisted living facility at 1622-1632 York Avenue in Yorkville, Manhattan. The site is just one block from Carl Schurz Park, home to the Gracie Mansion, the official home of the Mayor of New York City. Two avenues away is the 86th Street subway station, serviced by the N and Q trains. The Engel Burman Group is behind the applications.
Located between George Street and Melrose Street along Wilson Avenue in East Williamsburg, a new 5,464 square foot apartment building is slated to rise four stories, including a sub-level and a rooftop, containing eight two-bedroom apartments. The property is located just off of Flushing Avenue, not too far from the Jefferson Street subway stop on the L Train, as well as Knickerbocker Ave & Central Avenue on the M Train. The owner and developer is Chaim Landau.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1389 Broadway in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The site is one block away from the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Erik Ekstein of Ekstein Development will be responsible for the development.
New renderings are out for Bedford Union Armory’s redevelopment in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. BFC Partners and the nonprofit NYC Economic Development Corporation, whose mission is to spur economic growth in the city, will be developing the project jointly. The site is three blocks from the 2, 3, 4, and 5 subway trains at the Franklin Avenue station. Permits filed four months ago for a fifteen-story building are still pending approval.