Residential

429 Bergen Avenue

Five-Story, 72-Unit Mixed-Use Building Approved At 429 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City

Earlier last month, Bayonne, N.J.-based BCB Community Bank received approval from the Jersey City Planning Board to build a five-story, 72-unit mixed-use project at 429 Bergen Avenue, located on the corner of Clendenny Avenue in the Bergen-Lafeyette section of Jersey City. The ground floor will contain 2,150 square feet of retail space and a 50-car parking garage. The 25,600-square-foot property is currently vacant and traded hands for $2 million in August, Jersey Digs reported. A construction timeline has not been disclosed.


206-30 46th Avenue

Twin Two-Story, Two-Family Houses Coming To 206-30 46th Avenue, Bayside

A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for twin two-story, two-family semi-detached houses at 206-30 46th Avenue, in southern Bayside. The houses will measure 2,601 square feet each, and across both, their residential units should average 900 square feet apiece. Each building will feature a single enclosed parking space. Brooklyn-based A+ Design & Remodeling is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot property is occupied by a single-story garage. Demolition permits were filed in August.


Looking down West 79th Street towards the Hudson River from the top of 207W79. All photos by Evan Bindelglass

Scoping Out The Views From 13-Story 207W79, Under Construction On The Upper West Side

An iconic Upper West Side hotel has a new neighbor. Construction is proceeding full steam ahead at 13-story-tall 207W79, and YIMBY stopped by the work site last week to see what’s what. YIMBY took a tour of 207W79, the 13-story, 19-unit condominium building under construction at 207 West 79th Street, on the Upper West Side. 207 West 79th Street is located immediately west of the Lucerne Hotel and less than a block from the 1 train. That’s on the north side of the street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue in the Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District. Anbau Enterprises is developing the 19-unit condominium project. Morris Adjmi Architects is responsible for the design, which didn’t win over the Landmarks Preservation Commission the first time around. With the initially proposed front balconies nixed, the LPC, in 2014, approved the design under construction today.

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89-07 148th Street. image via Google Maps

Eight-Story, 97-Unit Residential Building Filed At 89-07 148th Street, Jamaica

Four detached wood-frame houses near downtown Jamaica may bite the dust for a sizable residential building. Plans were filed last week to erect eight stories of apartments on the site where the houses currently stand, at 89-07 148th Street. The 74-foot-tall development would rise between 89th and 90th Avenues, a block west of Rufus King Park and across the street from the monolithic Queens Civil Court building. The building would have 97 apartments squeezed into 64,509 square feet of residential space, for average units measuring a rental-sized 665 square feet.

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550 West 29th Street

Top Floor Under Construction On 12-Story, 32-Unit Mixed-Use Building At 550 West 29th Street, Chelsea

Construction is underway on the top floor of a 12-story, 32-unit mixed-use project at 550 West 29th Street, in West Chelsea. The construction progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the new building will encompass 61,502 square feet and rise 135 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead. There will be 4,572 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by condominiums, averaging 1,573 square feet apiece, on the floors above. Cary Tamarkin’s Flatiron District-based Tamarkin Company is the developer and is designing the project in-house. Goldstein, Hill & West Architects is the executive architect. Completion is expected in 2017.


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