A year and a half ago, YIMBY wrote about a pair of affordable rental buildings headed for the rent-stabilized Lafayette Boynton complex in the Soundview section of the South Bronx. Now, Nelson Management Group and L+M Development are breaking ground on the two towers at 1520 and 1530 Story Avenue.
A recently cleared lot at 37-27 31st Street in northeast Long Island City awaits construction of a 61,510-square-foot structure containing a ground-level manufacturing facility, topped by 76 residences stacked in a pair of six- and seven-story towers.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 91 Franklin Avenue, located in northwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The project would measure 16,195 square feet and its residential units should average 1,567 square feet apiece, indicative of apartments with family-sized configurations. Boaz Golani’s Brooklyn-based BEAM Group is the architect of record. The 5,000-square-foot site is occupied by a three-story townhouse and a single-story garage. Demolition permits have not been filed at this time. The project will have to receive approval through the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) since the site is located in a manufacturing district.
NYU Langone Medical Center is planning an outpatient cancer clinic at 5718 Second Avenue, located between 57th and 58th streets in Sunset Park. The new facility will be a center for chemotherapy and radiation therapies, Crain’s reported. The existing two-story, 28,700-square-foot commercial building at the site will be gut-renovated to accommodate the clinic. The building will receive a new façade, as well, NYU Langone revealed to YIMBY, although the final design remains a work in progress. Building permits to renovate the structure have not been applied for at this time. The property was acquired in the spring of 2016 for $12.1 million.
Bronx-based Midtown Interior Resource, a general contractor, has filed applications for a five-story, 15-unit residential project at 2145 Mohegan Avenue, located on the corner of Hornaday Place in the West Farms section of the Bronx. The new building will measure 13,845 square feet and its residential units should average 706 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Mohammad R. Badaly’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 3,163-square-foot plot is occupied by a one-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.