Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1249 43rd Street, in Borough Park, Brooklyn, right by the Greenwood cemetery. The site is four blocks from the Fort Hamilton Subway station, serviced by the D train. The Church Avenue subway station is ten blocks away, serviced by the F and G trains. Isaac Stern of Gemstar Contracting is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 3421 Snyder Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is seven blocks from the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Two blocks away is the Holy Cross Cemetery. Cityscape Build is listed as behind the applications.
This week, the Greenwich West condominium tower officially broke ground in Hudson Square, Manhattan, at 110 Charlton Street. The first renderings have also been revealed, showing an exterior mix of classical masonry tinged with industrial-inspired ornamentation, typical for the SoHo-adjacent neighborhood.
On a plot of land along 48th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, excavation has begun for a 445-key Hard Rock Hotel, designed by Berg+ Moss Architects. The hotel’s Times Square outpost will be developed by Extell in a partnership with Hard Rock International, with an address at 159 West 48th Street. Extell purchased the site back in 2011 for $26 million, along with air rights that bring the project up to a potential scope of 225,000 square feet.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 161 East 81 Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The site is six blocks away from the 86th Street Lexington subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains, and seven blocks from the recently-opened 86th Street 2nd Avenue subway station, serviced by the Q and R trains. Just four blocks away is the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The building’s owner, Jong Mok Che, will be responsible for the development.