New York City’s hospitals are struggling. St Vincent’s Hospital in the West Village shut its doors in 2010 and sold most of its property to condo developers. Beth Israel Hospital is plans to close and sell off some of its buildings in the East Village, eventually demolishing the 825-bed hospital and developing a newer, smaller facility.
Developers would like to convert a century-old East Harlem building that once served as a brewery into housing and workspace for artists.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has released preliminary plans, ahead of a presentation set to be given later in September, to develop a 1.1-million-square-foot mixed-use project at 2460 Second Avenue, in northern East Harlem. The city-owned property, currently a vacant 105,000-square-foot former bus depot, was the site of a church and a slave burial ground during the 17th century, Commercial Observer reported. The redevelopment would include a 15,000-square-foot living memorial and cultural center in honor those who were buried there
A year ago, Exclusive Homes New York filed plans for a new residential building on a skinny lot at 13 East 128th Street in Harlem. Now, YIMBY has the first look a the first look at the project, which has been designed by Issac and Stern Architects.