Fresh permits have revealed the future of a vacant lot at 91-23 Corona Avenue, in Elmhurst, Queens, which will consist of a new seven-story, mixed-use structure. The building’s footprint will comprise approximately half of the property, with the remaining area to be used for parking in the rear, and a driveway along the lot’s western boundary.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 2306 Webster Avenue, in The Bronx’s Belmont neighborhood. The area is predominantly residential, with nearly a dozen public parks, and the sizable Saint Barnabas Hospital. The site is ten blocks away from the Fordham train station, serviced by the Harlem, New Canaan, and New Haven lines for Metro North. Eleven blocks away is the Fordham Road subway station, serviced by the D trains. Kim Tasher is listed as behind the applications.
Construction on the most slender skyscraper in the world has been advancing at lightning speed, and now, YIMBY can confirm that 111 West 57th Street has reached another major milestone. Our last update, just over a month ago, missed an obscure but significant achievement. With additional progress since, we can see that the Midtown project has officially passed its first setback, on the 45th floor. This is the first of twelve setbacks that will end with the steel truss cap, which will ultimately define the striking silhouette of 57th Street’s second-tallest supertall.
Another day, another reveal for new development in Long Island City. Today’s renderings are for 11-12 44th Drive, a residential project. The site is three blocks away from the Court Square-23rd Street Subway Station, serviced by the E and M trains. The waterfront Gantry Plaza State Park is also seven blocks away. Sergey Rybak’s Rybak Development is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 1074 Washington Avenue, in Morrisania, The Bronx. The area was originally part of the massive estate for the powerful Morris Family. The site is six blocks away from the Melrose train station, serviced by Metro North’s Harlem Line. Fifteen blocks away is the Prospect Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Bronx Pro Group will be responsible for the development. The firm is dedicated to creating and managing energy-efficient affordable housing. In the past, they have created passive housing projects, including 3365 Third Avenue.