New permits have been filed for a 14-story residential building at 53 Huron Street, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Also known as 161 West Street, the proposed development is located on the Brooklyn waterfront four blocks north of WNYC Transmitter Park. It is steps away from Greenpoint landing on the NYC ferry system, and six blocks west of the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. London-based private equity firm Quadrum Global is responsible for the application.
Set to rise at the northern corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, 520 Fifth Avenue is likely to be the first skyscraper along Fifth Avenue to top the 900-foot mark. The project will rise in the heart of Midtown, one street away from the eastern end of Bryant Park. The glass-enclosed tower will have 76 floors and stand 920 feet to its pinnacle. Handel Architects is the architect, and Arthur Hooper of Ceruzzi Properties will be developing in conjunction with SMI USA.
The conversion of 75 Greene Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is making headway, and YIMBY has word that sales have now officially launched for the project. As a landmarked structure, the exterior is being preserved and renovated while the interiors will house 22 units. The project is being developed by Douglaston Development and financed by G4 Capital Partners. Units will range from $845,000 to $2.6 million, and 20 percent are already under contract.
Permits have been filed for a 74-foot tall apartment building at 140 Hillside Avenue, in Inwood, Manhattan. Located off Sickles Street, the lot is near the north end of Harlem River Park. Nearest transit options are four city blocks away at the Dyckman Street subway station, serviced by the A train. Aron Klein of Read Property is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The City Council of East Orange, New Jersey has given Blackstone 360 the green light to construct a new residential development at 260 South Harrison Street. Known as “Allure 260,” the building will top-off at 18 stories and comprise 325,000 square feet, with 201 units situated within.