Last month, a rep for Extell told the NY Post that all images of Nordstrom Tower released so far are inaccurate, which is especially confusing considering some of the images came from documents produced in-house at the firm. But the PR doublespeak is technically correct, and YIMBY can now confirm that there has indeed been an additional tweak to the plans, and the country’s future tallest building (by roof height) has been scalped of its spire.
The South Bronx is about to experience an unprecedented construction boom, and the Chetrit Group and Somerset Partners have jumped on the bandwagon by filing new building applications for two 25-story towers at 101 Lincoln Avenue and 2401 3rd Avenue in Mott Haven.
Raymond Guindi has filed applications for a five-story, 25-unit residential building at 1 Brighton 3rd Road, in Brighton Beach, five blocks from the F train’s stop at Neptune Avenue. The building will measure 27,866 square feet, which means units will average 1,115 square feet, likely indicating condominiums. Downtown Brooklyn-based Sears Tambasco Architects is designing, and four single-story homes must first be demolished.
Property owner Vincent Cangialosi has filed applications for two three-story, multi-family residential buildings at 59-35 Menahan Street, in Ridgewood, eight blocks north of the M train’s Forest Avenue stop. A smaller six-unit building had been filed in January, but those plans now appear outdated. The latest filings call for six residential units — three in each building — spread across a total of 13,630 square feet, for very spacious units averaging 2,270 square feet. Salvatore Prainito’s Astoria-based Prainito Design Group is the applicant of record, and the site’s two-story home was filed for demolition earlier this month.
Property owner Esther Hoffman has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 1071 57th Street, in western Borough Park, four blocks from the D train’s 55th Street stop. The building will measure 7,020 square feet in total, which means units will average a spacious 2,340 square feet, indicative of condos. Midwood-based Asher Hershkowitz is the architect of record, and the existing home — which sold for $1,125,000 in March — must first be demolished.