YIMBY Today: Kaufman Reveals Mixed-Use Project at 223 Grand Street, More

223 Grand Street223 Grand Street. Rendering by Gene Kaufman Architect.

223 Grand Street [Bowery Boogie]: Renderings have surfaced of Gene Kaufman’s seven-story, 21-unit residential and commercial building to span 223-227 Grand Street, in Little Italy. Three, two- and three-story structures must first be demolished, and the project received approval earlier this year.

180 Livingston Street [Massey Knakal]: A six-story, 165,000 square-foot office building — located at 180 Livingston Street, in Downtown Brooklyn — is now on the market as a potential redevelopment site. The MTA is the anchoring lease, and the building comes with roughly 213,000 square feet of unused air rights, when computing with the inclusionary housing bonus.

34 West 21st Street, rendering by Karl Fischer

34 West 21st Street, rendering by Karl Fischer

34 West 21st Street [Curbed]: Skyway Development Group is planning to construct a seven-story townhouse building at the vacant lot of 34 West 21st Street, in the Flatiron District. Andres Escobar, partnered with exterior architect Karl Fischer, has unveiled exterior and interior renderings of the 8,000 square-foot project.

5108 4th Avenue [DNAinfo New York]: Fifth Avenue Committee is proposing plans to redevelop Sunset Park’s single-story Brooklyn Public Library, located at 5108 4th Avenue. Plans call for a mixed-use building of eight stories, including 55 residential units and a 17,000 square-foot library. If approved, demolition of the existing structure would begin in 2016.

90-02 168th Street, rendering by George Arzt Communications

90-02 168th Street, rendering by George Arzt Communications

90-02 168th Street [DNAinfo New York]: Costco is in negotiations with The Blumenfeld Development Group, who is planning to construct a multi-level, 160,000 square-foot commercial building at the the vacant parcel of 90-02 168th Street, in Downtown Jamaica. Other potential anchor tenants include Burlington Coat Factory and BJ’s Wholesale, and groundbreaking is slated for 2015.

215 Moore Street [Commercial Observer]: Heritage Equity Partners is in contract to purchase four adjacent single-story warehouse structures — spanning 201-225 Moore Street, in East Williamsburg — for a total of $29.5 million. “The developer plans to build out tech and creative office space,” and 170,000 square feet of development potential exists.

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