The groundbreaking ceremony has officially taken place for the construction of the Edenwald YMCA in The Bronx. The NYC Planning Commission approved construction for the building this May. Located at 1250 East 229th Street, the site is five blocks away from the Baychester Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is the developer.
Permits have been filed for 17-story mixed-use building at 128 Beach 9th Street, a beachfront property in Far Rockaway, Queens. The site is six bus stops away from the Far Rockaway train station, serviced by the LIRR, and the Far Rockaway subway station, end of the line for the A trains. Red Group Management, based in the same neighborhood, will be responsible for the development.
A part of Chelsea Piers that saw historic ocean liners RMS Lusitania and RMS Mauretania sail out of New York, as well as the arrival of The Titanic’s survivors aboard The Carpathia in 1912, is finally ready to begin its new life. Cunard’s former Pier 54 is now being transformed into an iconic floating park above the Hudson River called Pier 55, designed by Thomas Heatherwick.
This May, permits were filed for a new 150,000 square foot mixed-use building at 980 Westchester Avenue. Today, YIMBY has the exclusive reveal for the building to come, with design by GF55 Partners. The project will reactivate an underdeveloped lot in Foxhurst, The Bronx. The site is a block away from the Simpson Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains.
The 2nd Avenue subway line is continuing to work its magic on the Upper East Side. Just three blocks from the Q and R train’s 86th Street subway station, permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use development at 333 East 82nd Street. Sean Lavin of Lavin Development will be responsible for the project.