Located in Lower Manhattan and bounded by Broadway, Leonard Street, Catherine Lane, and Lafayette Street, the conversion and restoration process at 108 Leonard Street, aka 346 Broadway, is an ongoing and intricate effort. Built on a thin, rectangular block with an Italian Renaissance revival architectural style, it was completed in 1894 by McKim Mead & White, the “starchitects” of the early 20th century in New York.
Permits have been filed for an eleven-story residential building at 1777 Weeks Avenue in Mount Hope, The Bronx. The site is two blocks away from the 174-175th street subway station, serviced by the D trains. Marc Edelstein is listed as responsible for the development, and today, YIMBY has a look at the first renderings, with design by BMG Architect.
New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and the Department of Social Services has officially selected development partners to transform the historic Greenpoint Hospital site into an affordable housing block. In total, the Greenpoint Hospital campus measures 3.4 acres with a total of eight, mostly vacant structures.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 23-09 Broadway in Astoria, Queens. The site is five blocks away from the Broadway subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Gentian Shyti is listed as responsible for the development.
Earlier this week, 111 West 57th Street finally reached official supertall status, putting it amongst the twenty tallest structures in the United States. Thirty percent of its height remains to be completed. As it reaches this engineering feat, the sales gallery has been launched, and with it the opportunity to spend millions of dollars on some of the highest homes in the city.