Construction on VU, aka 368 Third Avenue, continues to move forward as the new condominium development gets ready to launch sales in the coming months. It is the tallest new residential building in the vicinity at 410-feet-tall and features a 36-story reinforced concrete structure. VU is located in the Manhattan neighborhood of Kips Bay and provides unobstructed views of Midtown, Lower Manhattan, and the East River. The interiors and amenities are designed by Paris Forino and SLCE is the architect. Developed by Minrav Development, the 145,000-square-foot superstructure will yield 100 apartments which will include studios to three-bedrooms. YIMBY recently got to check out the building.
The Harlem Academy’s new permanent campus will soon debut at 655 St. Nicholas Avenue in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan where construction crews broke ground earlier this month.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 402 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and Marcy Avenue, the corner lot is two blocks west of the Metropolitan Avenue-Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the L and G trains. Mattone Investors under the 402 Metropolitan Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. According to the filing, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development is also involved with the project.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 634 East 32nd Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Farragut Road and Glenwood Road, the interior lot is two blocks north of the Flatbush Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Lexis Lopez of Joint Capital Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
28 & 7‘s reinforced concrete superstructure is nearing the halfway mark at 322-326 Seventh Avenue, in Chelsea. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Klövern and GDS Development, the 12-story class-A office building has made swift progress since YIMBY’s last visit in November, when excavation and piling work had only recently begun. Triton Construction is in charge of building the structure, which is located at the intersection of Seventh Avenue and West 28th Street.