Most streets in the Lower East Side are crammed with 15-foot-wide tenement buildings dating as far back as the 1880s, but the one-block stretch of Attorney Street between Delancey and Rivington Streets was once more industrial, lined on the west side with an old brick factory converted to apartments, a 15-year-old residential building, and a series of crumbling brick garages. Now developer Morris Platt is going to fill a hole where one of those garages was demolished, at 91 Attorney Street, with an eight-story apartment building.
Newburgh, NY-based property owner Artan Prelaj has filed applications for two three-story residential buildings spanning the 1330-1332 Taylor Avenue, in northern Soundview, three blocks from the 6 train’s stop at St Lawrence Avenue. The development will net eight residential units and will spread across 5,580 square feet, for units averaging a rental-sized 700 square feet. Fred Geremia is the architect of record, and the site’s former 2.5-story structure was demolished earlier this year.
Fazio Builders, doing business has Victory Highland LLC, has filed applications for multiple three-story, six-unit residential buildings at 7 Highland Avenue, in Silver Lake near the St. George ferry terminal. Three buildings have been filed, which means 18 residential units will split across 23,675 square feet of space, for 1,315 square-foot units on average. Staten Island-based Moss & Sayad Architects is the applicant of record.
Urban View Realty has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit residential building at 96 Clay Street, in northern Greenpoint, nine blocks north of the G train’s Greenpoint Avenue stop. The building will total 10,000 square feet, which means units will average 1,000 square feet apiece. Woody Chen’s Infocus Design & Planning is the applicant of record, and an existing two-story, two-unit townhouse must first be demolished.
Bauhouse Group has acquired 109,000 square feet of additional air rights for their development site spanning 426-432 East 58th Street, in Midtown East, for $37.9 million. The most recently released plans depict a 95-unit Foster + Partners-designed condominium tower, measuring 268,000 square feet and standing over 900 feet tall. The developer is moving forward with an as-of-right project, according to The Real Deal.