Residential


70 Vestry Street

Revealed: 70 Vestry Street, 13-Story Tribeca Condo Project

UPDATE: A tipster sends word that while Ismael Leyva is the architect of record, Robert A.M. Stern is the design architect.

Last September, YIMBY reported on the first permits for a new 13-story building coming to 70 Vestry Street, in Tribeca, right next to the West Side Highway. Since then, the site’s two existing structures have been torn down, and we can now reveal the first rendering for the project, which is being designed by Ismael Leyva Architects.

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1704-1712 Ocean Avenue, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 1704 Ocean Avenue, Midwood

Developers flocked to Ocean Avenue in Brooklyn during the years following World War I, and after decades of decline, builders have finally returned to the broad, tree-lined thoroughfare. The latest new building planned there is 1704 Ocean Avenue, a seven-story residential development between Avenue L and Avenue M in Midwood.

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44-41 Purves Street

26-Story, 284-Unit Residential Building Nears Completion At 44-41 Purves Street, Long Island City

Construction started  early last year on 44-41 Purves Street, in Long Island City, where the Rabsky Group is developing a 26-story, 284-unit residential building, and the structure’s façade installation is now complete, per The Court Square Blog. The building will measure nearly 210,000 square feet, with units averaging a (typically) rental-sized 740 square feet. Salamon Engineering Group is the architect of record, and the project should open by the end of this year.


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