The Trust for Governors Island recently unveiled plans to develop a 33-acre climate solutions education and research center near the southern tip of Governors Island. The organization worked in collaboration with WXY Architecture + Design to develop the masterplan and rezoning proposals needed to kick off the project.
FXCollaborative has updated design proposals for a new residential tower and partial expansion of the historic Brooklyn Music School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Located at 130 Saint Felix Street, the most notable changes in the architect’s proposals include a new structural height of 265 feet, down from 285 feet, and a series of setback terrace levels toward the top of the building. The proposal was approved at a Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) meeting on August 4th.
A consortium of developers including Kaufman Astoria Studios, Silverstein Properties, and BedRock Real Estate Partners has revealed extensive plans to redevelop and construct a five-block mixed-use complex in Astoria, Queens. Designed by ODA’s New York design studio, the development is known as Innovation QNS and is expected to yield up to 2,700 apartments and more than 400,000 square feet of commercial area.
Permits have been filed for a four-story school building at 448 Dahill Road in Borough Park, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of 40th Street and Dahill Road, the corner lot is one block west of the Ditmas Avenue subway station, serviced by the F train. Simon Schwartz under the Dahill Road Holdings LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story community facility building at 199 East 135th Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Located at the corner of Park Avenue and East 135th Street, the site is within walking distance of the 138th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Evelyn Hey, principal of South Bronx Charter School For International Cultures & the Arts, is listed as the owner behind the applications.