Last week, the city of Newark announced that a 7.5-acre, 2.3-million-square-foot mixed-use development is in the works at 450 Broad Street. That’s downtown, on the current site of the Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The project will include residential units, office space, retail, and cultural space, Jersey Digs reported. The number of units wasn’t disclosed, but the site could easily accommodate over 1,000 of them. Lotus Equity Group is the developer and Practice for Architecture Urbanism is designing the project’s master plan. The 6,200-seat baseball stadium will be demolished. The four-story parking garage just south of it isn’t part of the site.
A Staten Island-based property owner has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit mixed-use building at 448 Clove Road, in Port Richmond, on Staten Island’s North Shore. The project will measure 2,749 square feet. There will be a 916 square feet of commercial-retail space on the ground floor, followed by a single residential unit on each of the floors above. The apartments should average 917 square feet apiece. Staten Island-based Ryan & Vaccaro is the architect of record. The 32-foot-wide, 3,575-square-foot property is vacant.
Last week, YIMBY brought you news that the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to calendar sections of the interior of the 44-story, 1,413-key Waldorf Astoria New York hotel at 301 Park Avenue, located on an entire Midtown block. Now, as part of a planned mixed-use conversion, property owner Anbang Insurance Group has filed applications to convert large swaths of the tower into residential units.
Construction is now underway on the third floor of the seven-story, 16-unit mixed-use building under development at 21-10 44th Drive, in Long Island City’s Court Square section. Last time we checked in, foundation work was underway in October. The latest photo of the structure was posted in an update by The Court Square Blog.
Façade installation is nearly complete on the 12-story, 75-unit mixed-use building under development at 69 East 125th Street, in East Harlem. The latest photo of the project was captured by Harlem+Bespoke. The most recent building permits indicate the project measures 80,619 square feet and rises 120 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead.