Construction on the future Ace Hotel at 266 Schermerhorn Street is now making substantial progress, with the building reaching the halfway mark, as seen in the latest photos from Tectonic. Located in Downtown Brooklyn between the Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Nevins St subway line, the new 13-story hotel is designed by Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors, and is being developed by GFI Hospitality and GFI Development Company.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 116-17 Grosvenor Lane in Kew Gardens, Queens. The neighborhood is a small affluent area known for historic wood-frame Colonial/Tudor houses and pre-war co-ops. It was one of seven garden communities in Queens. The site is five blocks away from the Kew Gardens train station, serviced by the LIRR. Nine blocks away is the 121st Street subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Steven Li of Grosvenor Realty Group LLC is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 106-23 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens, a neighborhood that’s experiencing some major new development. The site is six blocks away from the Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer subway station, end of the line for E, J, and Z trains. Manuel Mayancela of J & D Carrying and Construction Corp is listed as responsible for the development.
An update is out for 259 Clinton Street, one of the skyscrapers planned to rise by One Manhattan Square. A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been published, revealing fresh details of the three proposed Lower East Side towers that include 247 Cherry Street and 260 South Street, and a new rendering for 259 Clinton Street.
Construction on the new 26,000 square foot Statue of Liberty Museum, located on the western side of Liberty Island, topped off in December 2017. Already ahead of schedule, it is set to open to the public in May 2019. The $70 million project, designed by FXCollaborative and ESI Design and built by Phelps Construction Group, features a steel structural frame, a new elevated concrete foundation, and a green roof. All of this comes as part of the new design that was revealed in October 2016 by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation and the United States Department of the Interior.