The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark has big plans to diversify its campus with residential developments and a dining venue, as well as the construction of an arts and education center. The proposed buildings are part of the performing center’s goal to become a city lifestyle destination and further the cultural hub’s impact on the downtown neighborhood. L + M Development Partners has teamed up with NJPAC and Larchmont for the 7.3-acre campus expansion. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is responsible for the design of the buildings and streetscapes. NJPAC purchased the property from the state of New Jersey in December 2018.
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The affordable housing lottery has launched for Coney Island Phase I, a residential building addressed as both 2926 West 19th Street and 2943 West 20th Street in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Developed by BFC Partners, L+M Development Partners, and Taconic Investment Partners, the 521,000-square-foot structure consists of two 16-story towers above a seven-story podium. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 400 units for residents at 30 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $14,778 to $192,400.
Construction has reached street level at 3041 Broadway, a 42-story tower designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects in Morningside Heights. Alternately addressed as 100 Claremont Avenue, the 350,000-square-foot project is being developed by L&M Development Partners and Lendlease with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, and will eventually yield condominiums marketed by Lendlease and L+M, and institutional offices, faculty housing, and classrooms for the Union Theological Seminary. Beyer Blinder Belle is handling the renovations of Union Theological Seminary’s Hastings Hall, where students reside. The building is rising by the corner of Claremont Avenue and West 122nd Street with the use of air rights from the seminary, and is directly across from the Riverside Church.
Construction began last week on Williamsbridge Gardens, a two-building affordable housing development in the Williamsbridge neighborhood of The Bronx. Developed by B&B Urban and L+M Development Partners and designed by MHG Architects, the pair of eight-story buildings located at 722 East 212th Street and 711 East 211th Street will bring 170 units of affordable housing to low- and moderate-income families.
Wilder Balter Partners and L+M Development have revealed new renderings of a mixed-use residential project located at 25 Maple Avenue in the heart of New Rochelle’s downtown district. Designed by architects Beyer Blinder Belle, the seven-story building will eventually comprise a mix of rental apartments, ground-floor retail, and associated parking.