When the city rezoned Williamsburg in 2004, it hoped to encourage truly mixed-use buildings that knitted together apartments, office space, and light industrial businesses. Few developers have taken advantage of the commercial part of the zoning, instead choosing to squeeze as many apartments as possible onto a lot. Chelsea-based developer and architecture firm Flank decided to take a different path for their project at 60 South 2nd Street, where three quarters of the building will be devoted to office space.
Foundation work is now underway on the 21-story, 71-unit mixed-use building under development at 145 Madison Avenue, located between East 31st and 32nd streets in Midtown South. This update comes thanks to a photo posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project will encompass 69,268 square feet and rise 210 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead.
Renderings have been revealed of the 20-story, 74-unit mixed-use building under development at 591 Third Avenue, located between East 38th and 39th streets in Murray Hill. The latest building permits indicate the project, dubbed The Lindley, will encompass 96,166 square feet and rise 213 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead.
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.