Renderings from J Frankl Associates reveal a nine-story mixed-use property at 58 Vanderbilt Avenue in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn. Located near the Brooklyn Navy Yard industrial complex, the development will take shape on a large corner lot with additional frontage along Park Avenue. The building will top out at 107 feet and comprise approximately 106,000 square feet, with 61,223 square feet of residential area divided among 90 rental units.
Articles by Sebastian Morris
Leasing is underway at BeLa, a new rental property at 74 Maple Street in the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood of Jersey City. Designed by Minno Wasko Architects and Planning and developed by Golden Glades Capital Management, the building represents mounting interest in areas surrounding the downtown metro center where rents have risen in step with the city’s growing skyline.
The Jewish Museum on Manhattan’s Upper East Side has proposed a vibrant, multi-story mural to be installed at the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 92nd Street. The neon blue artwork was designed by Lawrence Weiner in 2011 and reads “All the stars in the sky have the same face,” in Hebrew, Arabic, and English lettering.
The project team behind a sprawling senior housing complex in Staten Island recently returned to the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in an effort to gain enough support to begin work on the new development. Located atop a small hill at 4500 Arthur Kill Road, plans for the development include construction of 11 residential buildings surrounding the historic Kreischer House.
With the application review and public hearing process in full swing, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is busy working through a backlog of proposed projects. One of the more interesting proposals includes a new commercial building designed by Morris Adjmi Architects at 1162 Broadway in the Madison Square North Historic District. The LPC reviewed the proposals on Tuesday, May 12.