Wednesday, January 16, 2019
12 months of inactivity at 75 1st Ave.
[Photo from yesterday]
The new development site at 75 First Ave. between Fourth Street and Fifth Street has remained fairly quiet since the DOB issued a Stop Work Order here on Jan. 11, 2018.
The DOB complaint noted "no protection for pedestrians." The city rescinded part of the Stop Work Order last June in order for workers to relocate the pedestrian walkway. In September, a sidewalk bridge and scaffolding arrived to provide better cover. Workers have yet to return though to restart the 8-floor, 22-unit condoplex. Not sure what the hold up might be now.
According to Streeteasy (and the project's website), nine of the luxury residences are in contract...
As a reminder via the rendering ...
The official groundbreaking occurred here in late September 2016. No word on a completion date.
Previously on EV Grieve:
Developer: A shorter building in the works now for 75 First Avenue
High-rise for 75 First Avenue back in play
Long-stalled First Avenue site now has a brand-new rendering
Report: Long-dormant 1st Avenue development site changes hands
Plywood report and the future of 75 1st Ave. (Spoiler: condos)
Sales underway for Rite Aid-adjacent condoplex on 1st Avenue