The last update YIMBY had for 118 East 59th Street was back in July of 2015, when the SCDA Architects-designed tower launched its promotional website and renderings. Now, the Midtown East site has been cleared of the previous buildings that once stood, and is a partially excavated open pit, replete with its own lake and new surrounding greenery. Permits were filed for the 470-foot, 38-story residential tower back in September 2014. SLCE Architects is the architect of record, while SCDA is designing both the exterior and the interiors of the 29 residential units that were expected to span around 2,400 square feet each. The developer of the project is Hong Kong-based Euro Properties, however, given the site’s current condition three years after groundbreaking was anticipated, current plans may be scuttled.
In a YIMBY exclusive, BHLD Capital has revealed fresh renderings of its ongoing, mixed-use development in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Positioned on the northeast corner of Huron Street and Sgt. Nicholas Aleman Way, 996 Manhattan Avenue will eventually contain both residential units and ground floor commercial space.
Joseph Rubin of Westmount Equities has submitted permits for the construction of a new seven-story residential building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The property will replace an existing one-story commercial property at 1173 Rogers Avenue.
Permits have been filed for a six-story hotel at 1275 Pugsley Avenue in The Bronx’s Parkchester neighborhood. Located between Westchester Avenue and East 177th Street, the interior site is situated close to the Cross Bronx Expressway. Less than two blocks east is the Parkchester subway station, and two blocks to the west is the Castle Hill Avenue Station, both of which are stops on the 6 train. Jai Patel of Pride Lodging LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A 510-foot-tall mixed-use tower designed by Gene Kaufman Architect was proposed for 265-267 Broadway a few years ago, and recently YIMBY checked in for an update on progress, or lack thereof. The Roe Corporation is the developer for the 144,244 square foot site, which is expected to rise a decent height above the surrounding Lower Manhattan skyline once complete. However, with no demolition yet evident, it appears this development may be as dead as a Thanksgiving turkey.