Early in 2014, YIMBY reported on applications for a seven-story, 37-unit residential building at 50 Clinton Street, on the Lower East Side, and later that year, DHA Capital acquired the development site for $28 million. Bowery Boogie now reports foundation work is well underway, although construction has been temporarily halted by stop work orders. Issac & Stern Architects is designing the project, which will also include 1,836 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The residential units will be condos and will average 1,023 square feet apiece. All but eight are in contract and completion is scheduled for the second half of 2016.
Solomon Schwimmer has filed applications for a six-story, eight-unit residential building at 56 Throop Avenue, in Broadway Triangle, located a block south of the Lorimer Street stop on the J and M trains. The structure will measure 12,931 square feet in total, which works out to units averaging a family-sized 1,616 square feet apiece. Brooklyn-based Asher Hershkowitz is the architect of record. An existing single-story warehouse must first be demolished.
It was just last week that the Bauhouse Group announced they had obtained demolition permits for their 900-foot-tall residential tower planned at 428-432 East 58th Street, near Sutton Place. The project won’t be complete until 2019, but we now have an exclusive preview of the views from the Norman Foster-designed tower.
A non-profit that develops affordable homes is expanding its Bed-Stuy office building into a seven-story rental building. Neighborhood Housing Services of Bedford-Stuyvesant sent along plans to add five stories of affordable apartments to the two-story structure at 1012 Gates Avenue, close to Broadway and the border with Bushwick.
Peter Pavlou, head of Whitestone-based Pavlou Realty Inc., has filed applications for twin two-family homes at 40-36 – 40-38 191st Street, in Auburndale, located two blocks away from the neighborhood’s Long Island Rail Road station. Each structure will rise two stories and measure 2,359 square feet, and each full-floor unit should average 1,180 square feet. Belal Salim’s Whitestone-based Platonic Solids Architecture is the architect of record. An existing two-story house was filed for demolition back in November.