Work continues to progress on the hotel and residential conversion of the 100-year-old Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue in Midtown into the Aman New York. Designed by Jean-Michel Gathy and developed by OKO Group, the project involves the construction of a low-rise annex and the restoration and repurposing of the original 26-story structure, which was designed by Warren and Wetmore and served as the first home of the Museum of Modern Art. The property is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 57th Street.
New York City Public Housing Authority (NYCHA), the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC) have finalized a major construction financing package to complete a 205-unit affordable housing development in The Bronx. Located in the borough’s Soundview neighborhood, the building will debut as Casa Celina, named after Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s mother Celina Baez.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 11-32 31st Drive in Astoria, Queens. Located between 12th Street and Vernon Boulevard, the 7,039-square-foot lot is equal distance from the 30th Avenue and Broadway subway stations, both serviced by the N and W trains. Aleksandr Finkelshteyn is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 380 Chester Street in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between Riverdale Avenue and Livonia Avenue, the lot is one block west of the Rockaway Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. David Dishy of L+M Development Partners is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 166-11 91st Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Located just off Merrick Boulevard, the lot is is closest to the 169th Street subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Simranjeet Singh of Shalbro Construction Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.