Earlier this spring, YIMBY reported on the approval of the planned residential conversion of the 24-story 212 Fifth Avenue, in NoMad, and now the project is underway, according to The New York Times. Madison Equities, Thor Equities, and Building and Land Technology are developing, and 48 condominiums are being carved out of the structure, ranging from two to four bedrooms apiece. Helpern Architects is designing, and a spring 2016 delivery date is anticipated.
Flushing-based We Ye, operating as Prince Club LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, 18-unit mixed-use building at 24-38 Steinway Street, in central Astoria, seven blocks east of the N and Q trains’ stop at Astoria Boulevard. The building will total 17,634 square feet, and will feature 3,163 and 227 square feet of retail and community space, respectively, on the ground floor. Above, units will average 791 square feet each. Flushing-based Chang Hwa Tan is the architect of record, and an existing single-story building must first be demolished.
Late last year, YIMBY reported on filings for a four-story, three-unit mixed-use building at 237 Pacific Street, in Boerum Hill, and now a schematic drawing of the building has been posted on-site, per Brownstoner. The new building will measure a total 5,512 square feet, and will feature 1,614 of retail space on the ground floor, followed by full-floor units averaging 1,300 square feet each. The units will actually be rentals, and Nicola Quinoes is the developer. Brooklyn-based Teresa Byrne Salter is the architect. The site’s single-story predecessor was demolished in January.
Early this year, the New York Daily News reported the landmarked three-story synagogue at 415 East 6th Street, in the East Village, was being partially converted into residential units, and now the structure’s penthouse addition is being constructed, per EV Grieve. The finished structure will stand five stories and measure 8,634 square feet, up from an original 6,344 square feet. The synagogue will continue to operate on the ground floor with 2,000 square feet, but three residential units are being built above, each averaging 2,115 square feet. East River Partners is developing, while Joseph Pell Lombardi is designing.
Rego Park-based Neriya Borukhov has filed applications for a seven-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 253 Nostrand Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, only steps away from the G train’s Nostrand stop. The building will measure 6,984 square feet in total, and will feature a 261 square-foot retail component on the ground floor. Starting on the second floor, residential units will average 840 square feet each. Roman Sorokko’s Douglaston-based Versatile Engineering is the applicant of record.