The Department of Buildings lifted a work stop order at 42-60 Crescent Street on Jan. 15 after work had been stopped since early December on the site. Work was stopped because there was a “TEMP STANDPIPE ERECTED AND PLACED AT CONSTRUCTION FENCE WITHOUT A PERMIT,” according to the order.1 Work was allowed to begin again because construction crews had “OBTAINED TEMP PERMIT FOR STANDPIPE AND COMPRESSOR.”
This was the second major work stoppage for the site, which went dark over the summer due to a contractor withdrawal.2
On site signage calls for a fall 2015 delivery, but multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told TCSB in October that spring of 2016 is now the expected delivery date. Sales have proceeded to the eighth through 10th (penthouse) floors on TheFactoryHouse.com. According to the DOB permit, when all is said and done, there will be 44,006 square feet of residential space with 2,309 square feet of ground floor commercial space.3
What a sketchy building with sketchy management. Why would anyone spend millions of dollars to live there?
Sketchy to say the least. Same developer as the Solarium on 48th Ave in LIC which has a leaky roof and facade, tiles falling of the walls in the hallways, rotted out roof planters which the resident are having to pay to fix. Buyer beware.