Architecture

153-10 89th Avenue Jamaica

Permits Filed for 153-10 89th Avenue, Jamaica, Queens

An already-dense block in Jamaica, Queens, is about to see a welcome spot of infill on a vacant lot at 153-10 89th Avenue. Building applications call for a seven-story structure that will have 17,113 square feet of total space, including 11,815 square feet of residential space, to be divided amongst 17 apartments. There will also be a nine-car parking garage on the first floor. Angelo S. Ng of Angelo + Anthony Ng Architects Studio P.C. is the architect of record, and Jay Sobhraj of Zara Realty Holding Corp is listed as the site’s developer.


1615 Cedar Street

Permits Filed for 1615 Cedar Street, Midwood, Brooklyn

A modest block in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood is about to see a moderately-sized infill development, at 1615 Cedar Street. The application was submitted to the Department of Buildings for two lots spanning 1613-1615 Cedar, and will be built under quality housing guidelines. Alix C. Mitchell of Cityscape Consulting LTD. is the architect of record, and the all-residential structure will total eight floors and 15,738 square feet, to be divided amongst 17 units, likely rental apartments. Ramazi Mitaishuili of 1611 Cedar Street Realty LLC is listed as the developer, and two homes must be demolished before construction can begin.


One Vanderbilt

First Glimpse at One Vanderbilt’s Terra-Cotta and Glass Facade, Midtown East

Two weeks ago, YIMBY reported on the rise of the first of two cranes that will be used to build One Vanderbilt, on the corner of 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue, in Midtown East. Now, the second crane has been installed, and the first photos of the supertall’s facade have also been revealed. While glass won’t appear on the actual tower for another year or so, the initial images are very promising for what will become the tallest skyscraper in the neighborhood.

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