The blocks surrounding the intersection of 50th Street and Lexington Avenue contain some of the densest real estate in all of Manhattan. Nothing makes that more evident than the new skyscraper being developed by Ceruzzi Properties at 138 East 50th Street, which will eventually stand 800 feet to its rooftop. The latest photos from Tectonic show that the tower has now passed its 40th floor, yet it will still take another few months before it begins to become visible on the Midtown skyline.
The Bronx has been making recent headlines, with plans for massive massive market-rate and affordable developments moving forward across several of the borough’s neighborhoods. Alongside the residential boom, the borough is now seeing sprinklings of commercial infill, and today YIMBY has the reveal for an office project that is set to rise at 775 East Tremont Avenue, in Tremont.
Monadnock Development is behind major affordable developments all across New York City, and yesterday, the firm filed for permits at 1560 Boone Avenue, in the Bronx’s Fairmont-Claremont Village neighborhood. The applications show a new structure with a total construction area of just over 350,000 square feet, rising 16 floors and 166 feet to its roof. There will be 7,276 square feet of retail space on the cellar and ground floors, 1,202 square feet of community facility space on the second level, and the rest of the project will be residential, with 366 units in all. Dattner Architects is designing, and the complex has been dubbed Compass Residences.
Mortar Architecture + Development has been featured several times on YIMBY, and now the firm is set to start work on another new building at 33 Frost Street, in Williamsburg. The site is about a block northwest of the BQE, and sits roughly equidistant from the Bedford and Metropolitan/Graham L Train Stops (as well as a few blocks north of the Metropolitan Av. stop on the G Train). The structure will have a total construction area of 11,740 square feet, with 9,997 square feet of residential space within that envelope, to be divided amongst 10 units. At an average size of almost 1,000 square feet, that means condominiums are possible. Mortar is both designing and developing the five-story project, and the lot is currently vacant.
Building applications have been filed for a new medical center in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, at 2505 Coney Island Avenue. The structure will rise three floors, and have a total construction area of 61,865 square feet, as well as a 71-car garage in the basement. The cellar will hold 9,941 square feet of commercial storage space, and above that, an ambulatory treatment/diagnostic center will occupy 31,127 square feet. Thomas Scibilia of N.A. Design Studio is the architect of record, and Nate Weinstock of The Marcal Group is listed as the developer.