Permits have been filed to expand a one-story structure into a four-story residential building at 586 Schenectady Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Rutland Road and Winthrop Street, the lot is near the Sutter Avenue – Rutland Road subway station, serviced by the 3 train. Yossi Gershovitz is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is in full swing for Ray Harlem at 2033 Fifth Avenue in the Special Arts District in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and Frida Escobedo, and developed by Ray and LMXD, the ground-up 21-story, 240-foot-tall mixed-use project will yield 222 rental units in the main tower ranging from studios to two-bedrooms, a portion of which are designated towards affordable housing, while the National Black Theatre (NBT) is expected to occupy 25,000 square feet of space on the ground floor, cellar level and floors three through five and feature a 250-seat flexible temple space and a 99-seat studio theater, classrooms, and offices. Little Wing Lee is the interior designer, Charcoalblue, Marvel Architects, and Studio & Projects are overseeing the theater aspect and Chatsworth Builders is listed at the general contractor for the property, which is located along Fifth Avenue between East 125th and East 126th Streets.
Construction is now topped out at 27-09 40th Avenue, a six-story condominium property in Long Island City. The project team includes developers Gus Vorillas and Abdel Aziz Raouf, represented as 40th Ave Dutch Kills Realty LLC, and architect HCN Design & Consulting.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 104-69 Roosevelt Avenue in North Corona, Queens. Located between 104th Street and 108th Street, the interior lot is near the 111th Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Franklin Torres is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation is underway at 729 Second Avenue, the site of a 20-story residential building in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Brause Realty, the 237-foot-tall structure will yield 120,000 square feet with 157 units and 4,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Titan Industrial SVC Corp and Alba Services Inc. are the demolition contractors for the property, which is located between East 38th and East 39th Streets.