Two buildings in Manhattan are now official historic landmarks following designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The Commissioners unanimously voted to designate The Educational Building at 70 Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village and the Holyrood Episcopal Church-Iglesia Santa Cruz at 715 West 179th Street in Washington Heights.
This Monday, the City Planning Commission certified a major initiative to rezone Manhattan’s Soho and Noho Historic Districts. The goal of the initiative is to expand allowable residential density for multifamily buildings, spur the construction of income-restricted and permanently affordable housing, and increase available community facilities.
Quinlan Development Group recently celebrated the commencement of construction at 230 Classon Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The forthcoming multifamily building will stand 17 stories and comprise 143,000 square feet.
The Department of City Planning recently signed off on an Environmental Assessment Statement to facilitate the construction of a new five-story mixed-use building at 252 Victory Boulevard in Tompkinsville, Staten Island.
The Department of City Planning recently review rezoning proposals from Sheepshead Nursing Rehabilitation Center to facilitate the construction of a new dialysis center and critical upgrades to the building’s mechanical systems. The property is located at 2840 Knapp Street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn with frontage along Brigham Street, Shore Parkway, and Knapp Street.