Residential

20 Broad Street

Residential Conversion Planned At 20 Broad Street, 27-Story Office Building In Financial District

Back in August, Vornado Realty Trust mulled the idea of a residential conversion at the 27-story, 473,000 square-foot office building at 20 Broad Street, in the Financial District. Now, Nathan Berman is purchasing the leasehold from Vornado and reportedly following through with the conversion to rental apartments, per Crain’s. The New York Stock Exchange — expected to vacate the structure next August — owns the land under the building, and the lease expires in 2081.


147-30 Springfield Lane

Four Two-Family Buildings Coming To 147-30 Springfield Lane, Springfield Gardens

Arkady Zirkiev, doing business under an LLC, has filed applications for four two-family residential buildings at 147-30 – 147-38 Springfield Lane, in Springfield Gardens, immediately northeast of JFK Airport. Each building will be two stories and measure 2,520 square feet, which means the full-floor units will average a spacious 1,260 square feet each. Robert Nasimov’s Rego Park-based R&O Engineering is the applicant of record, and the land is currently vacant.


251 East 61st Street, rendering by TRA Studio

Revealed: Renovation of a 19th Century Townhouse at 251 East 61st Street

Most of the houses on East 61st Street between Second and Third Avenues in Midtown were built between the 1840s and 1870s, and the city decided to protect their historic Italianate and Greek Revival architecture by landmarking them as the Treadwell Farm Historic District in 1967. Now a home just outside the historic district, at 251 East 61st Street, is getting a restored facade and a full renovation. And YIMBY has renderings of the revamped facade and interiors, which include a small carriage house in the back.

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54-15 101st Street, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 54-15 101st Street, Corona

As the de Blasio administration pushes forward with its plan to build 80,000 units of affordable housing, more filings have surfaced for city-owned vacant lots, like this one at 54-15 101st in Corona, not far from Flushing Meadows Park. New building applications have been filed to erect an eight-story senior housing development there, between Lewis and Martense Avenues.

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71 Dahlgren Place

Two Stories, Four Residential Units Planned At 71 Dahlgren Place, Bay Ridge

Jian Hui Chen, doing business as an LLC, has filed applications for two two-family residential buildings at 71-73 Dahlgren Place, in southern Bay Ridge, adjacent to the Gowanus Expressway. Each building will measure 2,800 square feet, which means the full-floor units will average a spacious 1,400 square feet apiece. Theeshiun Ken’s Borough Park-based Basic Group Consulting is the applicant of record, and the site’s two-story townhouse predecessors were demolished in 2014.


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