When it comes to new developments, stadiums are a rarity in New York City. But today, YIMBY has the first look at an enormous project coming to the South Bronx waterfront, dubbed Harlem River Yards, submitted to the city by a Related-led partnership. The plans would rise adjacent to Somerset Partners’ assortment of new towers already in the works, adding another major affordable housing building, as well as the City’s first dedicated soccer stadium, with 26,000 seats, designed by Rafael Viñoly. The total cost is projected at $700 million.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 105 Battery Avenue, in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. The site is seven blocks away from the 95th Street subway station, end of the line for the R train. Jonico Construction & Development is behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 30-38 29th Street, in Astoria, Queens. The site is three blocks away from the 30th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains, and a block away from Athens Square. The famous Socrates Sculpture Park is also twelve blocks away. Ascent Development will be responsible for the project.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 952 Bushwick Avenue, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Jacob Scherman of Home Land Property group is listed as responsible for the development.
When it comes to building big, The Moinian Group is one of New York City’s most notable developers. With Sky now the largest residential building in the Five Boroughs, YIMBY sat down with the firm’s CEO, Joseph Moinian, to discuss their recent work, what’s coming next, and whether the cavern under 41st Street and 11th Avenue will ever yield a subway station, as was originally intended. YIMBY in bold.