Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed use building at 153-52 76th Road in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens. The only public transit in the neighborhood is buses, and the Jamaica train station, serviced by the LIRR, is two miles away. Hui Chen is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 45-14 50th Street in Sunnyside, Queens. The site is six blocks away form the 46th Street Bliss Street subway station, serviced by the 7 trains. Also nearby is the intersection between the Queens-Midtown Expressway and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
Construction of the 29-story hotel at 461 West 34th Street has long been topped-out, and now the façade is fully complete, with interior work also nearing the finish line. Marx Development Group is responsible for the development. Imminently, the 312-foot-tall structure will add 399 hotel rooms to the Hudson Yards neighborhood, under the Courtyard Hotel brand. On the street level, a retail space will help activate the corner location. The spot is soon to be in extreme demand, as it serves the burgeoning Hudson Yards office and housing markets.
Construction of a new $35 million community center on the Sarah Lawrence campus has topped out. Construction of the Barbara Walters Campus Center is making significant progress on the Yonkers campus. Just this late September, they celebrated the installation of the final piece of structural steel. The Sarah Lawrence College is responsible for the development.
1059 Third Avenue is climbing steadily toward its 481-foot and 30-story pinnacle on the Upper East Side, a milestone that is more than likely to be reached before the end of this year. The 127,000 square foot building is designed by Manuel Glas Architects and developed by Real Estate Inverland and Third Palm Capital. Since YIMBY’s last update back in July, the building had crossed the halfway mark, and now has about five floors left before construction workers reach the top.