YIMBY Today: Demolition Update for Prospect Plaza, 9 East 30th Street Revealed, More

Prospect PlazaProspect Plaza -- image by Dattner Architects

1776 Prospect Place [Brownstoner]: Crews have completed demolition of the 12- and 15-story buildings that spanned 1750-1796 Prospect Place, in Brownsville. Blue Sea Development is planning a six-story, 101-unit residential building at 1776-1796 Prospect Place, and a five-story, 48-unit building at 1750-1760 Prospect. Dubbed Prospect Plaza, Dattner is designing.

Lafayette Apartments

Lafayette Apartments at 2225 Seventh Avenue, image by Loci Architecture

2225 7th Avenue [Harlem + Bespoke]: Façade installation is making significant headway on the eight-story, 140-unit mixed-use building being constructed at 2217-2243 7th Avenue, in Harlem, dubbed Lafayette Apartments. Ground-floor retail will total 13,000 square feet, and “25 units will be for low-income families.” Opening is set for 2015.

30-55 Vernon Boulevard [Queens Courier]: Massey Knakal is marketing the development site at 30-55 Vernon Boulevard, in Astoria, “and there have been offers of around $35 million.” The 37,116 square-foot site boasts 140,665 square feet of mixed-use building potential; the existing two-story warehouse must first be demolished.

9 East 30th Street

9 East 30th Street, rendering by Krossar + Garry Architects

9 East 30th Street [The Real Deal]: Castellan Real Estate Partners “is currently in contract to buy the” vacant lot at 9 East 30th Street, in NoMad, for an unspecified price, and has filed applications for a 21-story, 20-unit residential building of 22,005 square feet. The building will have 19 affordable units, and Kossar + Garry Architects is designing.

28-10 Jackson Avenue [The Court Square Blog]: The majority of demolition has been completed at the site of Tishman Speyer’s three-tower, 1,789-unit mixed-use development to span 28-10 – 28-34 Jackson Avenue, in Long Island City. Reportedly, “demolition is set to wrap in February 2015,” and excavation work is likely imminent.

City Point Phase 2

City Point Phase 2, rendering by COOKFOX

City Point [Curbed]: The 19- and 30-story mixed-use towers — Phase II of City Point, in Downtown Brooklyn — are in the final stages of construction, with curtain wall making quick progress. “Expected to be complete in 2015,” Phase II “will bring 565,000 square feet of housing and 660,000 square feet of retail space.”

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