Extell Development Company has announced a major joint venture with global investment entity Tennor Holding B.V. to complete 50 West 66th Street, a 775-foot-tall residential skyscraper on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. When finished, the building will wrest the title of tallest building in the neighborhood from 200 Amsterdam Avenue.
Excavation is underway at 200 Montague Street, aka 192 Montague Street, the site of a 20-story residential building in the Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District of Brooklyn Heights. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle, the 140,700-square-foot structure will rise from a 46,000-square-foot plot that was previously occupied by a four-story commercial building. James M. Patterson of Ancora Engineering is listed as the applicant of record.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 36-40 West 8th Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. According to the filing, the three adjacent lots are owned by Straus Group under the Clinton Eight Realty LLC. Located on the corner of West 8th Street and MacDougal Street, the property currently houses two one-story commercial buildings with with a total lot area of 4,775 square feet. Built in 1937, the structures offer a collective frontage of 104 feet along the intersection.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 236 Avenue Z in Gravesend, Brooklyn. Located between West 15th Street and West 16th Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the Bay 50th Street subway station, serviced by the D train. Usman Ashrif is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is moving along at 5 River Park, a 15-story residential building in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. Alternately addressed as 347 Henry Street, the structure is designed by Romines Architecture and is being developed by Fortis Property Group. D S L V Studio, a Brooklyn-based design and decor company, is in charge of the interior decor and styling, while Douglas Elliman‘s Eklund Gomes and Maroni teams are handling the sales and marketing of the 25 condominium units. Homes range from one- to four-bedroom spreads, with some featuring outdoor terraces. The sales gallery for 5 River Park is located at 97 Amity Street.