Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 165 Lexington Avenue in Kips Bay, Manhattan. The site is four blocks away from the 33rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Lexington Partners, a private equities firm with $38 billion in total assets, will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 108-15 72nd Avenue in Forest Hills, Queens. The site is two blocks away from the Forest Hills train station serviced by the LIRR, and three blocks away from the Forest Hills subway station, serviced by the E, F, M, and R trains. C H Crescent Realty is behind the applications.
Located at the northern tip of the Judge Moses Weinstein Playground at the crossroads of Vleigh Place, 141st Street and 78th Avenue, a new four-story mixed-use building will soon rise at 77-63 Vleigh Place, in the Queens neighborhood of Flushing. The designer is Michael Vorland of Jarmel Kizel Architects, while the building is owned and being developed by Valeri Matatov of VP Capital Holdings LLC.
One Wall Street is in the midst of a huge $1.5 billion makeover as the 51-story Art Deco gem is converted from office use into 566 residential units, topped with a triplex that may fetch $40 million. At street level, significant activity can be seen, as parts of the facade have been removed to make way for the retail section in the building that will bring a Whole Foods to the Financial District.
A proposal has been revealed for the redevelopment of the St. Gregory the Great School, a four-floor Neo-Classical design by Helmle & Corbett from 1921. The notable historic features include the entrance portico and building piers at the upper story windows, with arch-headed blind lintels. The proposal is to almost double the building’s floor count and add residential units to the old school building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, at 991 Saint Johns Place.