At number 27 on our annual construction countdown is 1 Java Street, a two-tower residential development along the East River in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed and built by Lendlease, which secured a $360 million construction loan at the end of 2022, the project will yield 850 rental units across the two structures, the taller of which will stand 36 stories and 445 feet tall. Aware Super is the joint developer, INC Architecture & Design is the interior designer for the public areas, and Crème is the interior designer for the townhouse units at the complex, which is alternately addressed as 18 India Street and occupies a full block bound by India Street to the north, Java Street to the south, Water Street to the east, and the India Street pier over the East River to the west.
Foundations have reached street level at 18 West 55th Street, the site of a 26-story residential building in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed and built by Skyline Developers under the 18 West 55th Street LLC, which purchased the property for $83 million in 2017, the 289-foot-tall structure will span 152,084 square feet and yield 97 rental units with an average scope of 1,319 square feet, as well as 6,380 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and a 10,343-square-foot cellar level. The development sits on a formerly vacant interior lot next to the Peninsula Hotel between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1000 Lorimer Street, a 10-story mixed-use building at 840 Lorimer Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Richard Bienenfeld Architects and developed by Shabsi Parnes, the structure yields 74 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 15 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $105,223 to $198,250.
Construction is nearing topping out on 323 Bergen Street, a seven-story residential building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed and built by Avdoo Partners & Development under the Bergen Owner LLC, the 75-foot-tall structure will span 243,000 square feet and yield 105 condominium units with an average scope of 1,307 square feet, and 50 percent of the inventory will be reserved for affordable housing. The property stands on a large multi-parcel assemblage stretching 400 feet along Bergen Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues, with a narrower 45-foot frontage along Dean Street.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 37 South 3rd Street in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Wythe Avenue and Kent Avenue, the lot is near the Marcy Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Harel Edery of EDRE Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.