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Astoria Cove [Curbed]: A community board meeting has revealed the latest on the Queens waterfront redevelopment at Astoria Cove, situated north of 26th Avenue. Developer Alma has plans to construct “three waterfront towers — at 26, 32 and 22 stories, respectively,” comprising 1,689 units. The City green-lit the 1 million square foot, Studio V-designed project early this year.

250 South Street [The Lo-Down]: Extell has revealed plans for the 205-unit apartment building that will accompany their ambitious 68-story residential tower at 250 South Street, on the Lower East Side. Basic drawings outline the Dattner-designed 13-story structure, and it will be connected to the tower by a common podium. Demolition of the Pathmark building is almost complete.

120 Jackson Street [DNAinfo New York]: Community Board 1 has voted to approve the proposed four-story community center at 120 Jackson Street in Williamsburg. The new building would cost $18 million, and would call for the demolition of a dated brick structure. The zoning variance should proceed “within the next several months.”

414 West 155th Street [Arch Paper]: The all-affordable, concrete behemoth at 414 West 155th Street in Sugar Hill has completed, and opening is expected in August. The façade is “punctuated by rectangular and square windows,” set within pre-cast, engraved concrete panels. The 191,500 square foot building has 124 units.

112-118 Fulton Street [The Real Deal]: Carmel Partners has bought the development site at 112-118 Fulton Street in the Financial District for $170 million. Previously, the Lightstone Group had planned to construct a 460-unit, 59-story apartment building. Sources close to the deal confirmed the assemblage consists of “about 380,000 square-feet of development rights.”

33-55 Overlook Terrace [The Real Deal]: The recession-stalled condo project known as One Bennett Park, at 33-55 Overlook Terrace in Hudson Heights, may soon be jump-started now that a judge has ordered Amalgamated to continue financing Thompson, the site’s developer. The 23-story condo building would be an ambitious addition to the neighborhood, and a firm has been hired “to keep the building permits up to date.”

Willets Point Redevelopment [Commercial Observer]: The City of New York has acquired 126-23 37th Avenue in Willets Point for $7.94 million, now holding over 95 percent of the land designated for phase 1 of the $3 billion redevelopment plan.

252 Schermerhorn Street [Hotel Chatter]: “GFI Development Company and GB Lodging have partnered up with Spruce Capital Partners and Alex Rovt” to build a hotel at 252 Shermerhorn in Boerum Hill, which is currently a parking lot.

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