Property owner Shultz Lael, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 262 18th Street, in South Slope. The project will measure 5,569 square feet. It will host a single apartment on the ground floor, followed by a second, townhouse-style apartment across the upper three floors. A single, enclosed parking space is included in the filing. Akeeb B. Shekoni’s Jamaica-based Askon Architects is the architect of record. The 28-foot-wide, 2,800-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed. The Prospect Avenue stop on the R train is located four blocks away.
In the borderlands between Hell’s Kitchen and the Upper West Side, much of the new development ends up looking glassy and unremarkable. But today, YIMBY checks in on a new, loft-style building under construction at 351 West 54th Street, between Eighth and Ninth avenues, courtesy of prolific photographer Tectonic.
Since plans were announced in July of 2015 for a three-story, 55-unit residential project at 1177 Warburton Avenue, located on the far-northern end of Yonkers, a groundbreaking ceremony was recently held, Westfair reported. Dubbed [email protected], the new building will contain luxury rental apartments ranging from 680-square-foot one-bedrooms to 1,245-square-foot three-bedrooms. Amenities include a fitness center and a club room, in addition to a private path to the Greystone station on Metro-North Railroad. Valhalla, N.Y.-based Ginsburg Development Companies is the developer. Completion is expected in 2017. Four vacant, single-family homes were demolished to make way for the new building.
Construction is now at street level on the 19-story, 72-unit mixed-use building under development at 2230 Broadway, located on the corner of West 80th Street on the Upper West Side. The construction progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate a 123,456-square-foot, 206-foot-tall tower is in the works. It will have 22,231 square feet of commercial-retail space across the ground floor and two cellar levels, followed by residential units on the second through 18th floors. The units should average 1,609 square feet apiece, which means condominiums are likely in the works. Friedland Properties is the developer and Stephen B. Jacobs Group is behind the architecture. Completion is scheduled for the first half of 2018.
About two years ago, an old Yeshiva University lecture hall in Murray Hill, on the East Side of Manhattan, bit the dust. Now, completion of its replacement is not far off.