Full demolition permits have been filed for 251 East 77th Street in Lenox Hill on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. According to the filing, the site is owned by Benjamin Ohebshalom of Gallery 77 Associates, LLC. It currently houses a five-story mixed-use building with 14 residential units and two commercial units. The 48-foot-tall structure was built in 1910.
Last summer, YIMBY revealed renderings for Benjamin Ohebshalom’s planned 20-story, 82-unit rental building at 501 East 74th Street, on the Upper East Side, and then YIMBY reported the structure’s topping out last February. Now, per DNAinfo, the façade is being installed, and move-ins are expected this November. The building is being dubbed The Rose Modern, and leasing is expected to kick off next month. The Stephen B. Jacobs Group is the project’s architect.
New development in the Yorkville subsection of the Upper East Side has taken off in recent years, as builders seek to capitalize on improved transit access coming with the opening of the first phase of…