In December of 2014, YIMBY reported on applications for an eight-story, 141-unit mixed-use building at 504 Myrtle Avenue, in northern Clinton Hill, and then renderings were revealed of the project in 2015. Now, construction is underway on the second floor of the structure, according to the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership. The new building will measure 113,898 square feet, of which 20,023 square feet of space on the ground floor will be used for retail. Twenty-eight of the apartments will rent at below-market rates through the housing lottery, and building’s amenities include a 95-car parking garage in the cellar, a fitness center, and an outdoor terrace on the second floor. Silverstone Property Group and Madison Capital Realty are the developers, and HTO Architects is behind the design. Completion can probably be expected in 2017.
In August of 2015, foundation work kicked off for the 27-story, 120-unit mixed-use building at 27-21 44th Drive, in the Court Square section of Long Island City. Now, the project is 16 stories above street level and rising, The Court Square Blog reports. It will eventually encompass 144,687 square feet, 5,850 square feet of which will be utilized as ground-floor retail space. The residential units above should average 883 square feet apiece, which means they could be either rental apartments or condominiums. Amenities include a 28-car garage in the cellar, bike storage space, a fitness center, a playroom, and an outdoor recreation area with an indoor lounge on the top floor. Silvercup Properties is the developer, while GF55 Partners is handling the design. Completion is expected in late 2017.
Back in December of 2015, YIMBY brought you a construction update on Toll Brothers City Living’s 12-story, 33-unit unit residential building at 100 Barrow Street, in the West Village. At the time, the project was five stories above street level, but it has since topped out, according to Curbed NY. The new 82,638-square-foot building will eventually host a mix of rental apartments and condominiums, some of which will be duplexes, while seven will rent at below-market rates. The units will come in two- to four-bedroom configurations, and amenities include a fitness center, a kid’s room, a laundry, a pet spa, a recreational lounge, and storage for 18 bikes. The residential portion will fund the Church of St. Luke in the Fields’ school expansion at 657 Greenwich Street. Barry Rice Architects is behind the design. Completion is expected in 2017.
In March, Alchemy Properties and Carlyle Group acquired, for $51 million, the three-story retail building at 2251-2259 Broadway, on the corner of West 81st Street on the Upper West Side, with plans to build a condominium project. The developer have now filed applications for an 18-story, 32-unit mixed-use building, as first reported by The Real Deal. The 209-foot-tall project will measure 123,493 square feet, of which 11,587 square feet will be designated to retail space on the cellar, ground, and second floors. The condos should average a spacious 2,617 square feet apiece, and amenities include a 39-bike storage room, private residential storage space, multiple lounges, and a rooftop terrace. Goldstein, Hill & West Architects is serving as the architect of record.
We’ve been telling you about plans for a 49-story, 122-unit residential tower at 131 East 47th Street, between Lexington and Third avenues in Midtown East, since mid-2015. Last month, those plans were officially filed with the Department of Buildings. Now, we have a new look at the project.