10-Story Hotel Planned at 79 Eldridge St.

79 Eldridge St. Photo by Cushman & Wakefield.

79 Eldridge St. Photo by Cushman & Wakefield.

Developers are planning to build a 10-story hotel on a narrow lot at 79 Eldridge St. Public records show an entity named “Eldridge Hotel LLC” purchased  the 25 foot lot, located near Grand Street, for $5.3 million last month. Back on December 30, Forest Hills-based developer Osher Niyazov “pre-filed” for the 13,000 square foot project.

The commercial brokerage, Cushman & Wakefield, began marketing the development site in 2013. The property was sold by the estate of Shew Foo Chin. The purchaser is based in North Bergen, New Jersey. Niyazov is building a 98-room hotel in Mott Haven. The architectural firm handling the job appears to be Ellipses Design.

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