Architecture

531 Coney Island Avenue, photo by tipster

Construction Update: 531 Coney Island Avenue, Ditmas Park

A stalled residential development at 531 Coney Island Avenue, on the border between Ditmas Park and Kensington in Brooklyn, is finally coming back to life. A tipster sent along this photo of the site at the corner of Hinckley Place, adding that the schematics were posted on the construction fence earlier this month.

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Jersey City skyline

95-Story Supertall Planned for Jersey City Waterfront at 55 Hudson Street

In New York City, the current real estate boom has left the largest marks on the Midtown Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn skylines, but the rise of Jersey City over the past few years has been equally if not more impressive. And while the latest additions across the Hudson have been predominantly residential, YIMBY has word that a 95-story tower is now in the works at 55 Hudson Street, which could make it the tallest building in both Jersey City, and all of New Jersey.

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411 East 151st Street, rendering by Hany Rizkalla

Revealed: Market-Rate Rentals at 411 East 151st Street, Melrose

Most of the new buildings under construction in Melrose, at the heart of the South Bronx, are large and heavily subsidized. The city is already developing two sprawling affordable complexes in the neighborhood, La Central and Melrose Commons. But every once in a while, a developer manages to finance a small market-rate building like 411 East 151st Street, and YIMBY has the first look at the future seven-story development.

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383 Troutman Street, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: Theater Conversion at 383 Troutman Street, Bushwick

YIMBY has noticed all kinds of interesting conversions in the industrial area between Morgan Avenue and Jefferson Avenue in Buswhick, where restrictive zoning and rising rents have led landlords to consider transforming old warehouses into night clubs and artist studios. But today we spotted unusual plans for a theater conversion at 383 Troutman Street, in the part of the neighborhood defined by its colorful street art and a growing stretch of bars and restaurants.

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