New details, as well as a rendering, have been released for the five-story, 11-unit residential project under development at 26-14 28th Street, in the heart of Astoria. Dubbed BLVD, it will measure 16,164 square feet and its residential units should average 988 square feet apiece. They will be condominiums ranging from one- to two-bedrooms, according to the project’s marketing agent Modern Spaces. MCV Developers and World Holdings LLC are the developers. CB Architecture & Engineering is behind the design. Construction is likely wrapping up, with move-ins imminent.
Foundation work is now underway on the 52-story, 141-unit mixed-use tower under development at 281 Fifth Avenue, located on the corner of West 30th Street in NoMad. The construction progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project will stand 728 feet in height and encompass 266,963 square feet.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based corporation has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential project at 1972 70th Street, in Bensonhurst. The new building will measure 6,163 square feet and its residential units should average 819 square feet apiece. It’s unclear if rentals or condominiums are in the works, but the project will include off-street parking for five cars. Shiming Tam’s Brooklyn-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot property is occupied by a single-story house. Demolition permits haven’t been filed.
General Investment & Development Companies (GID) is rebranding their three-tower mixed-use development — between West 59th and 61st streets and Freedom Place South and Riverside Boulevard, in Lincoln Square (which is technically south of the Upper West Side) — as Waterline Square. Updated renderings have been released of the towers, per Curbed NY, each of which has been designed by different architects.
Not every building alteration is noteworthy, but when one in the city’s first historic district goes before the full Landmarks Preservation Commission and includes the restoration of a stoop, we’ll try to tell that story. Such is the case at 36 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn, where new work would take it from four apartments to single-family use.