YIMBY Today: Hoboken Waterfront Project to be Reviewed, Kingsbridge Armory Conversion, More

Kingsbridge Armory, rendering by Herzog & de MeuronKingsbridge Armory, rendering by Herzog & de Meuron

Kingsbridge Armory [Crain’s New York]: The city has signed a 99-year lease for the planned Kingsbridge National Ice Center, giving the developer the ability to begin converting the existing Kingsbridge Armory — in Fordham Manor — into a “cavernous 750,000 square-foot building that is set to house nine ice skating rinks and arena.” The project is estimated to cost $350 million.

Monarch at Shipyards [The Jersey Journal]: Shipyard Associates will present their plans “to build two 11-story luxury residential towers” at the vacant pier on the northeastern corner of Sinatra Dive and 15th Street, in Hoboken; the project has been dubbed Monarch at Shipyards.

Concept design of Spofford Redevelopment, via Majora Carter Group

Concept design of Spofford Redevelopment, via Majora Carter Group

707 Barretto Street [DNAinfo New York]: Hometown Security Laboratories is heading a vision to redevelop the abandoned six-story Spofford juvenile detention center at 707 Barretto Street, in Hunts Point; the public may submit designs for consideration, and completion is envisioned by 2030.

8 Vanderbilt Avenue [Brownstoner]: A 12-story and 98-unit residential building — located at 8 Vanderbilt Avenue, in northern Fort Greene — has reached the sixth floor; the building is a part of the full-block Navy Green residential development, set to total 400,000 square feet.

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, rendering by Santiago Calatrava

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, rendering by Santiago Calatrava

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church [Wall Street Journal]: Santiago Calatrava has released new renderings of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church currently being built within Liberty Park, south of Liberty Street, in the Financial District; both Liberty Park and the religious structure “should be finished in 2016 or early 2017.”

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