Almost a decade following the initial opening of Ravel Hotel in Long Island City, ownership has unveiled a ten-story expansion and partial renovation of its existing property at 8-08 Queens Plaza South, just south of Queensbridge Park. Ravi Patel, owner of the Ravel Hotel brand, describes the project as “transformative” and sought to establish an amenity-rich hotel and entertainment space for weddings, corporate outings, and other large events.
The first renderings have been released for a two-tower, mixed-use development at 11 Lawton Street in New Rochelle. YIMBY reported the permit filing in June for what will be the city’s first skyscraper. This project includes a 605-foot-tall, 48-story tower with approximately 600 residential units split between rentals and condominiums and a secondary 23-story tower that will contain a 190-room hotel.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story hotel at 1755 Pitkin Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between Osborn Street and Watkins Street, the lot is seven blocks from Sutter Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Samir Patel under the 1755 Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Longtime collaborators McSam Hotel Group and Gene Kaufman Architects have once again paired up on a new hotel development in Midtown, Manhattan. Located at 223 West 46th Street, the project replaces a former parking lot. According to the architect, the building will rise at least 26 stories, although the rendering depicts a tower with 34 floors.
Scaffolding and black netting shroud the façades of 110 and 112 Liberty Street in preparation for the demolition of the Financial District structures. The site is located across the street from Four World Trade Center, aka 150 Greenwich Street, and sits adjacent to the intersection of Liberty Street and Church Street. The pair of buildings will soon make way for a ground-up 30-story hotel designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and developed by Eddie Hidary of 112 Liberty Associates LLC, which filed demolition permits in March.