Brownstoner reports the three contiguous properties spanning 626-630 5th Avenue, in Park Slope, are being redeveloped into 26 to 28 residential units by their new owner, George Malafis. His development plans have not yet been filed with the DOB, but the existing buildings rise three stories and amount to 22,500 square feet. The current retail tenant is expecting to move out in the coming weeks.
Lam’s Capital LLC has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 4023 10th Avenue, in northern Borough Park. The structure will measure nearly 14,700 square feet in total; a community health care facility will take up nearly 3,050 square feet, and 2,440 square feet will be designated for retail. Shiming Tam is designing, and the existing three-story structure was approved for demolition in March.
Shi Xiong Zhou has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 837 52nd Street, in Sunset Park near 8th Avenue. The new building will measure 11,920 square feet and a daycare center will span 3,030 square feet on the first two floors. Shiming Tam is designing, and permits were filed in March to demolish the existing two-story, four-unit townhouse.
Madigan Development has filed plans for a 15-story apartment building at 111 Varick Street, on the corner of Broome Street in Hudson Square, just west of Soho.
The current race to the top of the skyline is the most impressive in New York City’s history, with ever-taller skyscrapers sprouting from the Financial District all the way to 57th Street. And YIMBY has now learned that 217 West 57th Street, aka the Nordstrom Tower, received a height boost between April and June of last year, pushing the tower’s pinnacle to 1,795 feet. That will make it the tallest building in New York City, the United States, and the Western Hemisphere.