The Hudson Yards project has taken decades to get off the ground, but construction is well underway on the site’s first few buildings, with the superstructure for 10 Hudson Yards already making an impact on the skyline. While the Eastern railyards will be impressive in their own right, the Western railyards are a bit further down the development pipeline, but Related has created a new set of conceptual towers that illustrate their potential, posted in an update to the Hudson Yards website.
Curbed reports that Cary Tamarkin is planning a residential conversion and expansion of 555 West End Avenue, a six-story structure on the Upper West Side, at West 87th Street. The building was acquired for $50 million last October, and Tamarkin is also designing the project, which will be presented before the LPC later this month.
Brownstoner reports the three contiguous properties spanning 626-630 5th Avenue, in Park Slope, are being redeveloped into 26 to 28 residential units by their new owner, George Malafis. His development plans have not yet been filed with the DOB, but the existing buildings rise three stories and amount to 22,500 square feet. The current retail tenant is expecting to move out in the coming weeks.
102-08 Holding Inc. has filed applications for a four-story, nine-unit residential building at 90-05 56th Avenue, in southern Elmhurst. The building will measure roughly 6,400 square feet, and an existing two-story abode must first be demolished. Chang Hwa Tan, of Tan Architect PC, is the architect of record.
Madigan Development has filed plans for a 15-story apartment building at 111 Varick Street, on the corner of Broome Street in Hudson Square, just west of Soho.