Leasing has launched at The West, a new residential building located at 144 West Street near the East River waterfront in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The seven-story boutique structure is designed by GF55 Partners and developed by Caspi Development and Barone Management. Corcoran New Development is the exclusive leasing agent.
The Department of City Planning recently review rezoning proposals from Sheepshead Nursing Rehabilitation Center to facilitate the construction of a new dialysis center and critical upgrades to the building’s mechanical systems. The property is located at 2840 Knapp Street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn with frontage along Brigham Street, Shore Parkway, and Knapp Street.
Exterior work is wrapping up on Sven, aka Queens Plaza Park, a 762-foot-tall skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City. Designed by Handel Architects for The Durst Organization, the 67-story project currently holds the title as the second-tallest structure in Queens and will yield a total of 978,000 square feet. Selldorf Architects is serving as the interior designer, Hunter Roberts as the general contractor, and Jaros, Baum & Bolles Engineering is handling the required mechanical systems. The project is aiming for LEED certification.
Permits have been filed for two two-story residential buildings at 133-17 and 133-19 116th Avenue in Ozone Park, Queens. Located between 133rd and 134th Streets, the adjacent lots are closest to the 111st Street subway station, serviced by the A train. Sukhdev Singh of Lime Home Improvement Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
New renderings have been revealed for 495 Eleventh Avenue, a pair of residential skyscrapers in Midtown, Manhattan. Located between West 39th and 40th Streets directly next to the Jakob K. Javits Center expansion, the two towers will stand 680 feet tall and 57 stories, and 653 feet tall and 56 stories. The site currently functions as a parking lot for the New York Police Department. FXCollaborative and Gwathmey Siegal Kaufman Architects are the designers responsible for the work.