BFC Partners

1607 Surf Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn

Permits Filed for 1607 Surf Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a ten-story mixed-use building at 1607 Surf Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of West 17th Street and Surf Avenue, the corner lot is a short walk to the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue subway station, serviced by the D, F, and Q trains. BFC Partners under the Coney Island Associates Phase 2 is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Work Progresses on Essex Crossing’s 180 and 202 Broome Street on the Lower East Side

YIMBY went to check in on the progress of the nine-building Essex Crossing complex on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, where two structures are getting closer to completion. The exterior of Handel Architects180 Broome Street  is almost finished, while façade work is rapidly progressing on the CetraRuddy-designed 202 Broome Street. Both mixed-use developments join the six-acre master plan that is expected to cost $1 billion and will bring more than 1,000 new homes, 100,000 square feet of green space, over 350,000 square feet of offices, and 300,000 square feet of retail to the booming neighborhood. Triton Construction is the general contractor for the project.

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Construction Continues on 180 and 202 Broome Street at Essex Crossing on the Lower East Side

YIMBY checked in on the progress of two properties under construction at Essex Crossing: 180 Broome Street designed by Handel Architects, and 202 Broome Street designed by CetraRuddy Architecture. One of the largest developments to come to the Lower East Side, Essex Crossing is a mixed-use project composed of nine different buildings as part of a $1 billion master plan to bring new affordable housing, retail, dining, entertainment, and communal facilities to the neighborhood.

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Rendering of the 10,600 square foot mural at Essex Crossing (Photo: ASVP Studio, Inc.)

Delancey Street Associates Commissions 10,600-Square-Foot Mural at Essex Crossing on the Lower East Side

One of the city’s largest-ever public murals will soon adorn The Rollins, one of nine buildings at the Essex Crossing mega-project on the Lower East Side. Brooklyn art duo ASVP was commissioned for the project following a borough-wide call for submissions from Delancey Street Associates, the development team responsible for Essex Crossing.

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