A number of religious institutions were considered for landmark designation at a public hearing held by the Landmarks Preservation Commission last Thursday. It was the commission’s final public hearing – and second for Manhattan properties…
Development sites in East Harlem are disappearing fast, as investors snap up the neighborhood’s once-derelict lots and vacant buildings. But one developer managed to snag a vacant lot at 228 East 118th Street, between Second and Third Avenues. New building applications were filed earlier today to erect a seven-story apartment building on the 55-foot-wide lot.
The city’s Human Resources Administration has filed new building applications to erect a 12-story affordable housing development at 413 East 120th Street, next to the Robert F. Wagner Houses at the eastern edge of Harlem.
In May of 2014, YIMBY revealed renderings of the mixed-use redevelopment of the dilapidated five-story former school building at 2269 First Avenue in the East Village, and now construction is underway, per Harlem+Bespoke. The existing 69,093 square foot building will be expanded by 25,000 square feet and four stories, and will contain 90 residential units and 3,995 square feet of ground-floor retail space once complete. Acuity Capital Partners is developing, and Issac & Stern Architects is designing.
Flatiron District-based Sinha Development has filed applications for a seven-story, 27-unit residential building at 336 East 112th Street, in East Harlem, four blocks from the 110th Street stop on the 6 train. The building will measure a total 21,658 square feet, which means units will average 802 square feet apiece. Tribeca-based TRA Studio Architecture is the architect of record, and the site’s former single-story building was demolished earlier this year.