Permits have been filed for a 17-story affordable senior housing building at 2064 Grand Concourse in Tremont, The Bronx. Located between East Burnside Avenue and East 180th Street, the lot is three blocks from the 182nd-183rd Streets subway station, serviced by the B and D trains, as well as a few blocks from the Burnside Avenue station, serviced by the 4 train. Thorobird Companies is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Central Park Tower, aka 217 West 57th Street, has surpassed the 1,450-foot-tall Willis Tower (née Sears Tower) to claim the title of highest roof in the Western Hemisphere. The Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill-designed supertall is being developed by Extell and will soon top-out at 1,550 feet tall over Billionaires’ Row.
Renderings have been released for 2126 Mapes Avenue, a new six-story building located in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx. The project is being developed in collaboration with Bronx Pro Group and designed by Curtis + Ginsberg Architects. When complete, the building will contain 30 rentals that range from one- to three-bedroom layouts. An affordable housing development, residences are reserved exclusively for individuals and families between 30 percent and 80 percent area median income.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story apartment building at 261 East 202 Street in Jerome Park, The Bronx. Located between Valentine Avenue and Briggs Avenue, the lot is five blocks east of the Bedford Park Boulevard subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Peter Fine of Bolivar Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The glass curtain wall installation on the main southern elevation of 7 West 57th Street, a new mixed-use residential building designed by Hill West Architects, is drawing close to completion. All 19 floors above the ground level are enclosed in the envelope, including the metal grille that was recently installed on the third floor. The site is located between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue along Billionaires’ Row, and sits directly adjacent to the SOM-designed Solow Building, aka 9 West 57th Street. The 237-foot-tall, reinforced concrete structure is being developed by Solow Realty & Development Group, which purchased the property for $25,550,000 back in 2005.