Demolition Underway For New 15-Story Jail Complex At 275 Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

Demolition work is underway at 275 Atlantic Avenue, the site of a 15-story jail complex in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by HOK and developed by the NYC Department of Design and Construction, the 339-foot-tall structure will span 712,150 square feet with a capacity of 1,040 inmates, as well as 30,000 square feet of community facility space, two cellar levels, two loading berths, 100 enclosed parking spaces, and an underground tunnel connecting to the adjacent courthouse. Northstar Contracting Group Inc. is the general contractor for the project, which will replace the defunct Brooklyn Detention Complex bound by Atlantic Avenue, Boerum Place, and Smith and State Streets.

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YIMBY Tours 1289 Lexington Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

YIMBY took a tour of 1289 Lexington Avenue, a 21-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by HOK Architects and developed by Zeckendorf Development and The Stahl Team, the structure yields 61 condominium units designed by SheltonMindel in two- to five-bedroom layouts spanning 1,526 to 4,546 square feet, with sales and marketing led by BHS and Zeckendorf Marketing. The property is located at the corner of East 86th Street and Lexington Avenue directly above the 86th Street subway station, servicing the 4, 5, and 6 trains.

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Aerial rendering of the New York City Football Club soccer stadium in Willets Point, Queens

New York City Football Club Reveals Renderings of 25,000-Seat Willets Point Soccer Stadium in Corona, Queens

In a meeting with Willets Point Queens Community Board 7, the New York City Football Club presented its plans to construct a 25,000-seat soccer stadium near Citi Field in Corona, Queens. Known as the Willets Point Revitalization Plan, the scope of work also includes a 100-percent affordable housing project with more than 2,500 units, a 650-seat school, a 250-key hotel, retail and dining locations, and more than 40,000 square feet of public open space.

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