Construction is rising on 55 Suffolk Street, a 30-story mixed-use building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by Dattner Architects and developed by Gotham Organization, the 310-foot-tall structure is part of the two-building Broome Street Development complex along with the 16-story 64 Norfolk Street. The complex will span 387,223 square feet and yield 488 rental units, of which 43 percent will be dedicated to permanently affordable housing. Monadnock Construction, Inc. is the general contractor for both developments, which are being built near the intersection of Broome and Norfolk Streets.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 11655 Seaview Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Seaview Avenue and Fountain Avenue, the corner lot is closest to the New Lots Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Apex Building Group under the VBK C3 Owner LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Bronx will soon be home to the country’s largest Passive House high-rise development. Located at 425 Grand Concourse in Mott Haven, the 26-story building will create 277 units of affordable housing, a neighborhood supermarket, a community health center, a cultural center, and a 30,000-square-foot educational facility for CUNY’s Hostos Community College.
Permits have been filed for a 15-story mixed-use building at 888 Fountain Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Seaview Avenue and Fountain Avenue, the corner lot is closest to the New Lots Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. David Dishy of L+M Development Partners under the VBK C1 OWNER LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Non-profit housing developer Phipps Houses closed on $217 million in construction financing for the first phase of Atlantic Chestnut, a massive three-phase development in Brooklyn. When completed, Atlantic Chestnut will bring 1,200 affordable housing units to the East New York neighborhood under the 2016 East New York Rezoning. With Dattner Architects handling design, the Atlantic Chestnut development will consist of three mid-rise apartment buildings featuring affordable apartments, 60,000 square feet of commercial and community facility space, attended parking for 200 cars, and residential amenities comprising of a gym, children’s playroom, a lounge, a party room, and landscaped courtyards and roof deck. The project is being built by Monadnock Construction.