Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has selected Jonathan Rose Companies and L+M Development Partners to develop a multi-building, affordable mixed-use project at 1691 Madison Avenue, located on most of the block bound by Park and Madison avenues and East 111th and 112th streets in East Harlem.
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An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 91 Franklin Avenue, located in northwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The project would measure 16,195 square feet and its residential units should average 1,567 square feet apiece, indicative of apartments with family-sized configurations. Boaz Golani’s Brooklyn-based BEAM Group is the architect of record. The 5,000-square-foot site is occupied by a three-story townhouse and a single-story garage. Demolition permits have not been filed at this time. The project will have to receive approval through the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) since the site is located in a manufacturing district.
NYU Langone Medical Center is planning an outpatient cancer clinic at 5718 Second Avenue, located between 57th and 58th streets in Sunset Park. The new facility will be a center for chemotherapy and radiation therapies, Crain’s reported. The existing two-story, 28,700-square-foot commercial building at the site will be gut-renovated to accommodate the clinic. The building will receive a new façade, as well, NYU Langone revealed to YIMBY, although the final design remains a work in progress. Building permits to renovate the structure have not been applied for at this time. The property was acquired in the spring of 2016 for $12.1 million.
Bronx-based Midtown Interior Resource, a general contractor, has filed applications for a five-story, 15-unit residential project at 2145 Mohegan Avenue, located on the corner of Hornaday Place in the West Farms section of the Bronx. The new building will measure 13,845 square feet and its residential units should average 706 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Mohammad R. Badaly’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 3,163-square-foot plot is occupied by a one-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
A ground-breaking ceremony was held last week for the first phase of a mixed-use project at 700 Jackson Street, located on two blocks between 6th and 8th streets in Hoboken, N.J. The first phase will see the construction of a single-story, 6,835-square-foot community gymnasium along Jackson Street, between 6th and 7th streets, and public park space across both blocks. Significant infrastructure work will also be done as part of the first phase, expected to be complete by 2019, Jersey Digs reported.