YIMBY recently brought you renderings of proposals for Building 1 of Riverside Center by Arquitectonica, and permits were subsequently filed earlier this month. Now, we have the reveal for the project, which will be designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. It sits on the northwestern corner of the greater Riverside Center development, next to West 61st Street and the West Side Highway.
Chetrit’s long-planned hotel-retail-apartment complex is finally taking shape at 500 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, and YIMBY has a look inside the gigantic site thanks to reader Sebastian Findlay.
The Bed Stuy Blog reports the once-dilapidated three-story building at 405 Gates Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, is currently being renovated and refurbished to its original commercial use. The original façade is expected to be kept, and Marianna Russo is designing. According to permits, Harriet Williams is the owner of the building.
Developers are rushing to build hotels in Brooklyn’s priciest Industrial Business Zone, North Williamsburg, and now they’re looking further afield in the sleepy industrial borderlands of Bushwick and Ridgewood. The owner of a scrap metal recycling business at 25 Stewart Avenue, on the corner of Flushing Avenue in Bushwick, has filed a new building application to construct a nine-story hotel the property.
Curbed reports that a teaser site has been launched for the condominium conversion of the 30-story rental tower at 200 East 62nd Street, at the bottom of the Upper East Side. Currently dubbed The Wellington, O’Connor Capital Partners acquired the building in 2014 for $240 million and plans to market 115 condo units. Messana O’Rorke is designing, and opening is expected in the fall of this year.