Residential

695 6th Avenue

Developers Plan Condos At Newly Acquired 695 6th Avenue, South Slope

Earlier this spring, YIMBY reported on a filings for a three-story, 32-unit residential building designed by Karl Fischer at 695-705 6th Avenue, in South Slope, and now developers Shiraz Sanjana and RNS Holdings have acquired the property, according to the Daily News. The site boasts 34,800 square feet of development rights, and the building on file measures 34,632 square feet, but we don’t know if Karl Fischer’s plans are still in store. Sanjana is planning condos, and the existing single-story warehouse must first be demolished.


72 Clifton Place

Four-Story, Two-Unit Townhouse Coming To Vacant 72 Clifton Place, Clinton Hill

Property owner Nir Sapir has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 72 Clifton Place, in Clinton Hill, a block away from Classon Avenue G train stop. The townhouse will measure 3,600 square feet, and 1,800 square-foot residential units will occupy the bottom and upper halves. Oscar Fuertes’ Bayside-based OMF Architecture is designing.


Future 57th Street skyline

What Could Have Been: Norman Foster & Rogers Stirk Harbour’s Submissions for Nordstrom Tower, 217 West 57th Street

With formwork about to rise above ground level at Nordstrom Tower, the Smith + Gill-designed supertall’s plans seem to be finalized, pending possible adjustments at the very top. But other renderings for Extell’s site were created by several firms during the RFP process, and we now have images of proposals by Foster + Partners and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. While they will remain unbuilt, both versions of the building offer fantastical takes on the future of Midtown in their own right.

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529 Park Place, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 529 Park Place, Crown Heights

Empty lots are slowly disappearing in western Crown Heights, as developers snap them up for condo-worthy prices. One of these developers has filed plans to erect a five-story, eight-unit apartment building on the vacant plot at 529 Park Place, between Grand and Classon Avenues.

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316 East 81st Street

Six-Story, Six-Unit Residential Building Filed At 316 East 81st Street, Upper East Side

The head of the Midtown-based law firm King & Spalding has filed applications for a six-story, six-unit residential building at 316 East 81st Street, on the Upper East Side, in Yorkville. The building will measure 11,660 square feet in total, and units will likely be condominiums, averaging 1,943 square feet apiece. Issac & Stern is designing, and an old three-story townhouse must first be demolished; the building was purchased in 2012 for $3.2 million.


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