In July of 2014, YIMBY reported on applications for a seven-story, 34-unit residential building at 542 West 153rd Street, in Hamilton Heights, and now the project is under construction and four stories above street level, per Harlem+Bespoke. Synapse Development Group is developing the building, with the intention to achieve Passive House standards. Units will average 865 square feet, and East Village-based Chris Benedict is designing. Completion is currently expected in the spring of 2016.
Great Neck-based Kalico Group has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 620 West 148th Street, in Hamilton Heights, three blocks north of the 1 train’s stop at 145th Street. The building will measure 3,754 square feet in total, and one unit will be located on the first floor, while the second will span floors two through four. Long Island-based Sion Hourizadeh is the applicant of record. The 15-foot wide lot is currently vacant.