A vacant lot in the Clinton Hill Historic District is on its way to being filled. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a four-story home at 311 Vanderbilt Avenue. It will present as three stories from the front, but other viewing angles will show a set-back fourth floor.
Construction has finished at 78 West 3rd Street in Greenwich Village, where a pre-war, three-story townhouse received an extra floor and a horizontal extension. Permits call for a 2,997-square-foot commercial space on the lower levels. Five residential units take up 3,825 square feet on the floors above, averaging 765 square feet per unit. CEJ Properties LLC is the owner.
A five-story, 68-unit mixed-use building is planned at 1558 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, located between Custer and Gates avenues in the Greenville section of southern Jersey City. The project will feature commercial-retail space on the ground floor, as well as a 79-car parking garage, Jersey Digs reported. Jersey City-based Myneni Towers LLC is the developer. Plans were approved by the Jersey City Planning Board and the Hudson County Planning Board in 2016. The 29,000-square-foot site is vacant. A construction timeline has not been disclosed.
A former garage in the West Village is yet again set to make way for new development. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the demolition of the two-story building at 145 Perry Street, a.k.a. 703-711 Washington Street. In its place will be an apartment building and a mega-mansion.
An anonymous Financial District-based LLC has filed applications for twin three-story, two-family residential buildings at 46-12 – 46-16 162nd Street, in East Flushing. The buildings will measure 4,010 square feet each. Across both, the apartments should average a family-sized 1,472 square feet apiece. Dezhang Fang’s Flushing-based firm is the architect of record. The 6,000-square-foot plot is occupied by a one-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits were filed in December.