A Long Island-based property owner has filed applications for twin three-story, two-family houses at 42-11 – 42-15 214th Place, in central Bayside. The buildings will each measure 3,219 square feet and, across both, the residential units should average 1,091 square feet apiece. Apartments with family-sized configurations are likely in the works. There will also be four off-street parking spaces. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based firm is the architect of record. The 5,000-square-foot site is currently occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits were filed in July. The Bayside Long Island Rail Road station is three blocks away.
YIMBY can reveal renderings for a two-story, 8,404-square-foot, single-family mansion planned at 237 Kings Point Road, in Kings Point. The 45,938-square-foot property is located on the water on Long Island’s North Shore, in Nassau County. An existing 9,000-square-foot mansion currently located at the site must first be demolished. The property also has a dock. It last traded for $7.625 million in 2012, although the current owner’s identity is unclear.
Exterior work is in progress on a five-story building at 47-09 5th Street in the Hunters Point section of Long Island City, a block and a half away from the East River waterfront. In a typical development for Long Island City, an aging commercial property is being replaced with residences anchored by retail. In an unusual move, the developer, Studio Square per the DOB, opted to add three floors on top of the existing building rather than demolishing and starting anew. The eight residences would occupy 11,075 square feet, giving an average of 1,384 square feet per unit.
The historic Our Lady of Loreto Church in Brownsville was just saved from being torn down to make way for affordable housing. Now, a different church two blocks away, at 1860 Eastern Parkway, is going to be demolished for another affordable development.
The Ishay Group is proposing to redevelop the long-vacant, 25-story, 246,600-square-foot Carmel Towers building at 440 Elizabeth Avenue, also known as 203-221 Meeker Avenue, in Newark’s South Ward. The dilapidated tower would contain 216 residential units ranging from one- to three-bedrooms, Jersey Digs reported. Amenities would include a lounge, entertainment room, pool, fitness center, roof deck, and community garden. Mancini Duffy Architecture is behind the renovation’s design. The project must first be approved by the Newark Central Planning Board, which is scheduled to hold a meeting on October 24.