Permits Filed For Development In East Harlem

NY Yimby reports that permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 247 East 117th Street, in East Harlem, NY. The project will be four blocks away from the 116th Street Subway Station, serviced by the 4 and 6 trains. HAP Investment Developers will be responsible for development.

The 120-foot tall structure will yield 29,660 square feet of space. 2,390 square feet will be dedicated to commercial-retail use on the first floor, 25,560 square feet will be for residential use, and another 880 square feet will be dedicated to a community facility on the ground floor.

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40 apartment units would be created from the development, averaging 639 square feet apiece, indicating rentals. Tenants will have access to storage for 20 bicycles in the cellar, and a rooftop terrace.

Fischer and Makooi Architects will be responsible for the design. YIMBY had reported on the site in 2014 when HAP Investments filed an application for an 11-story building with 28 units. That project was to be designed by Daniel Goldner, and the unit count has seen a sizable increase as well.

Photo: Former structure at 247 East 117th Street, via Google Maps 2007.

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