Full demolition permits have been filed for 251 East 77th Street in Lenox Hill on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. According to the filing, the site is owned by Benjamin Ohebshalom of Gallery 77 Associates, LLC. It currently houses a five-story mixed-use building with 14 residential units and two commercial units. The 48-foot-tall structure was built in 1910.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 17-11 Hancock Street in Ridgewood, Queens. Located between Cypress Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, the through lot is a few blocks from the Seneca Avenue subway station, serviced by the M train. Leo Kaufman under the Hancock Residence LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction on the full-block development at Front & York is swiftly ascending at 85 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by CIM Group and LIVWRK, the the 1.1-million-square-foot residential project will rise 21 stories and yield 728 apartments that start around $950,000.
New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will decide the fate of a new nine-story hotel to be constructed within the historic Margaret Louisa Home in Manhattan. The existing six-story structure at 16 East 16th Street was completed in 1891 and included 78 bedrooms, parlor and reception rooms, private dining areas, a public restaurant, and laundry facilities for over 100 women who lived in the building.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 14-54 31st Avenue in Astoria, Queens. Located between 14th Street and 21st Street, the interior lot is near the 30th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Ke An Chen under K & J International Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.