The affordable housing lottery has launched for Tree of Life, a 12-story mixed-use building at 89-46 164th Street in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed by Bluestone Organization and The First Presbyterian Church of Jamaica, the 213,705-square-foot development is being built to Passive House standards. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 174 units for residents at 50 to 120 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $25,372 to $169,200.
The Bluestone Organization and Crown Holdings recently celebrated the commencement of construction at 1182 Woodycrest Avenue in The Bronx. Located in the borough’s Highbridge neighborhood, the nine-story building is designed by Crown Architecture and Consulting and will comprise 40,808 gross square feet.
Alexander Development Group and The Bluestone Organization have held a ceremonial groundbreaking for their planned 16-story, 249-unit mixed-use building at 42 West Broad Street, in Mount Vernon’s Fleetwood neighborhood. The project will include 14,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space and the developer is also making upgrades to the adjacent four-level municipal parking garage. The existing single-story grocery store was vacated last year and must first be demolished, according to Westfair. The building will be located four blocks from the Fleetwood Metro-North Railroad station. Completion is expected in 2017.
Last week, YIMBY reported on a new building filing for a 101-unit apartment project at 45-05 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, in the neighborhood of Edgemere, near Far Rockaway. Now, we have further details on the project, called Beach Green North,…