Progressing at breakneck speed since the demolition of the original extant commercial buildings in early 2016, One Vanderbilt‘s rise into the Midtown skyline has occurred at the quickest pace since the Roaring Twenties, when the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building were each completed within very short timeframes.
Temple Israel of the City of New York will receive a newly expanded house of worship on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, for which YIMBY has the first renderings. Located at 112 East 75th Street, renovations of their existing synagogue will both modernize and expand the aging property.
A new 21-story high-rise is expected to come to Jamaica, as reported by YIMBY yesterday. This is not uncommon for the Queens neighborhood, but 153-19 Jamaica Avenue will be different, and today we have the first renderings for the building. BFC Partners has told YIMBY that all 139 units of the project will let at affordable housing rates. The facilities will also include supportive facilities, managed by New Destiny Housing.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 55-40 97th Place in Corona, Queens. The site is nine blocks away from the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. In the opposite direction is the expansive Flushing Meadows Corona Park, home to the Queens Museum, Zoo, a science center, and stadiums for tennis and baseball.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 41 Port Richmond Avenue in Elm Park, Staten Island. The site is distant from the Staten Island Railway, though a bus stop is located on the same block. AVL Realty is listed as responsible for the development.