Curbed has the reveal for The Amirian Group’s planned 12-story, nine-unit residential building at 117 West 21st Street, in eastern Chelsea. The site is currently occupied by a four-story commercial structure, but the developer plans to expand upon the existing building rather than demolish it. GRADE Architecture is designing, and the developer acquired the site for $28.5 million in March.
A condo tower designed by Karl Fischer is headed for the Upper East Side, at 302 East 96th Street between First and Second Avenues.
Property owner Dimitrios Kourpas has filed applications for two four-story, four-unit residential buildings spanning 111-13 – 111-15 41st Avenue, in North Corona. The total of eight residential units will divide nearly 6,900 square feet; Frank Petruso is designing. A single-story garage was demolished in 2013, but an existing 2.5-story structure at No. 111-15 must first be removed.
Last week, YIMBY revealed tentative renderings for Building 1 at Riverside Center, and now plans have been filed for a third, 37-story tower in the five-building megaproject, at 400 West 61st Street.
On Tuesday. the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the former Bank of Manhattan Company Building at 29-27 Queens Plaza North, in Long Island City, as an individual landmark, preserving it for generations to come. The developer of what is expected to be the borough’s tallest building (and the new tallest building outside Manhattan), which will be next door, already plans to work with the landmark structure.