Chan Ascher Architecture has delivered proposals to construct a two-story vertical expansion and an exterior facelift at 16 Leroy Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Located within the Greenwich Village Historic District, the plans require approval from the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 136-20 Maple Avenue in Flushing, Queens. Located at the intersection of Main Street and Maple Avenue, the lot is a few blocks south of the Main Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Vicki Zhi under the Main Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications and also filed new building permits for the neighboring lot 136-18 Maple Avenue.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 681 Dumont Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of New Jersey Avenue and Dumont Avenue, the corner lot is one block north of the Pennsylvania Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 and 4 trains. Jeewan Itwarie under the 774 East 45th Street Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Scaffolding and black netting shrouds nearly all of 685 Fifth Avenue in preparation for a 100,000-square-foot office-to-condominium conversion. The project will also add ten floors atop the existing 20-story structure, which sits at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street. Developed by Michael Shvo’s SHVO in partnership with BLG Holdings and Deutsche Financial, the finished building will stand 350 feet tall and contain 69 condominiums managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. Marin is the architect of record and designer for the $135 million project with March & White handling the interior designs. Brookfield Properties is in charge of marketing the Fifth Avenue retail space, which is still home to the Coach, Stuart Weitzman, and Tag Heuer flagship stores.
James Cleary Architecture has submitted proposals to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to facilitate the renovation of a three-story townhouse in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village Historic District. The residential building is located at 71 Jane Street and was originally completed around 1925.