Permits have been filed for a five-story hotel at 135-02 Liberty Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Located at the corner of 135th Street and Liberty Avenue in the South Richmond Hill neighborhood, the lot is closest to the Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue-JFK subway station, serviced by the E, J, and Z trains. Peter Persaud of P.O.P. Realty Corp is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 30-90 Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens. Located between 30th Avenue and 31st Avenue, the lot is six blocks west of the 46th Street subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. John Budis under the Emmars Equities LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY went to check out the views from the 75th floor of SHoP Architects‘ 111 West 57th Street. The world’s most slender building has nearly perfectly centered views of Central Park to the north, and clear views of the Empire State Building down to One World Trade Center to the south. JDS Development, Property Markets Group, and Spruce Capital Partners are developing the 1,428-foot-tall residential skyscraper, which has a height-to-width ratio of 24:1. A total of 46 condominiums will be created and marketed by Douglas Elliman. Studio Sofield is the interior designer.
The exterior of The Warehouse, aka 520 West 20th Street, is getting closer to completion in West Chelsea. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Elijah Equities, the mixed-use office development is located close to the High Line between West 19th Street and West 20th Street. The project features the restored 50-foot-tall brick façade of a former industrial building topped by a new suspended and cantilevering steel structure that brings the total height to 105 feet.
The latest phase of Silverstein Properties’ extensive restoration of the Equitable Building at 120 Broadway includes a series of street art inspired murals within the landmarked tower. Located on the third floor, the installations bring new life to the century-old office building.