Articles by Vanessa Londono

Permits Filed for 470 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a 16-story mixed-use building at 470 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Division Avenue and Kent Avenue, the waterfront lot is walking distance from South Williamsburg stop on the East River Ferry and the Marcy Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Naftali Group is listed as the owner behind the applications, along with the neighboring two mixed-use towers at 484 Kent Avenue, addressed as 480 and 490 Kent Avenue, and planned to rise 21 and 22 stories respectively.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 2269 First Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2269 First Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Issac and Stern Architects, the structure yields 90 residences and 3,995 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 27 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $58,286 to $167,570.

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Research Facility Comes to Brooklyn Navy Yard Through Pratt Institute, City Tech Partnership

Yesterday Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and academic partners Pratt Institute and New York City College of Technology (City Tech) announced the Research Yard, an advanced research and applied learning facility based in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The idea began with “Pratt Research Yard”, a shared research facility between Pratt faculty, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and the community, and evolved into a public/private partnership with both Pratt Institute and City Tech, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The open-plan space will house new lab and office space to help develop solutions for real-world problems locally and globally.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 937 Rogers Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 937 Rogers Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Designed by Jeffrey Sandor Orling Architect and developed by Bernard Schwimmer, the structure yields 32 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $67,200 to $167,570.

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