Construction on VU, aka 368 Third Avenue, continues to move forward as the new condominium development gets ready to launch sales in the coming months. It is the tallest new residential building in the vicinity at 410-feet-tall and features a 36-story reinforced concrete structure. VU is located in the Manhattan neighborhood of Kips Bay and provides unobstructed views of Midtown, Lower Manhattan, and the East River. The interiors and amenities are designed by Paris Forino and SLCE is the architect. Developed by Minrav Development, the 145,000-square-foot superstructure will yield 100 apartments which will include studios to three-bedrooms. YIMBY recently got to check out the building.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 402 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and Marcy Avenue, the corner lot is two blocks west of the Metropolitan Avenue-Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the L and G trains. Mattone Investors under the 402 Metropolitan Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. According to the filing, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development is also involved with the project.
An unnamed developer has proposed an exterior restoration of a low-rise building at 134 Greenpoint Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The structure is located within the Greenpoint Historic District which will require strict approvals from the Landmarks Preservation Commission for any construction to commence.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 132-55 41st Road in Flushing, Queens. Located between College Point Boulevard and Main Street, the interior lot is three blocks south of the Main Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Saleh and Associates is listed as the applicant of record.
Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed-use building at 3069 Fulton Street in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. Located between Shepherd Avenue and Highland Place, the interior lot is two blocks west of the Norwood Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Lou Lazzinaro of 352 Arlington Avenue Corp is listed as the owner behind the applications.