Under the consortium of “FWRA LLC,” developers Richard Siu of F&T Group, John Liang of Young Nian Group LLC, and William Xu of United Construction & Development Group recently announced plans for the Special Flushing Waterfront District, a major redevelopment in downtown Flushing, Queens. Designed by Hill West Architects, the master plan would transform an underdeveloped swath of land bound by Flushing Creek, Northern Boulevard, College Point Boulevard, and Roosevelt Avenue into a mixed-use community, while simultaneously restoring and upgrading the neighborhood’s public waterfront access. YIMBY reached out to the development team with ten questions on what’s to come for the project.
Exterior work is still wrapping up on 7 West 57th Street, a 19-story mixed-use residential project in Midtown. External progress has slowed down over the past months, while the state of the interiors remains unclear. The topped-out building is designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Solow Realty & Development Group, which purchased the property along Billionaires’ Row 14 years ago for $25,550,000. Vidaris is the envelope consultant for the 237-foot-tall structure.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 205 Cabrini Boulevard in Fort George, Manhattan. Located between West 181st Street and West 187th Street, the interior lot is closest to the 181st Street subway station, serviced by the A train. Yisroel Eckstein under the Gold Chip Ventures LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is scheduled to hold a remote public hearing to review the exterior restoration of a landmarked structure and the construction of a 20-story mixed-use residential building in Tribeca, Manhattan. The existing landmarked property is located at 315 Broadway, and the new residential building will debut as 317 Broadway.
Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed-use building at 499 Marcy Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Marcy Avenue and Ellery Street, the corner lot is two blocks south of the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Jorge Palma under the Pully Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.