The construction crane is almost fully disassembled from The Brooklyn Tower as façade installation is closing in on completion on the 1,066-foot residential supertall at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, the 93-story tower currently stands as the tallest structure in the outer boroughs and is going to have 150 condominium units, 280 market-rate rentals, 120 affordable rental units, and 100,000-square-foot retail podium that would incorporate the landmarked Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn. The first set of homes for purchase will start over 500 feet above street level. Douglas Elliman is serving as the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent for the property, which is bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, and DeKalb Avenue to the south.
Construction is complete on The Guild, a 23-story residential building at 310 Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Fogarty Finger Architecture and developed by Lonicera Partners, the structure yields 160 rent-stabilized apartments in one- and two-bedroom layouts and ground-floor retail space facing Livingston Street. Noble Construction Group served as the general contractor for the project, which is located between Nevins and Bond Streets, walking distance of the Nevins Street subway station, servicing the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 53 East 177th Street in Mt. Hope, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Walton Avenue and East 177th Street, the lot is within walking distance of the Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Mike Schwartz is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work continues to unfold on Manhattan’s largest outdoor roof deck at 341 Ninth Avenue, a ten-story office building in West Chelsea. Tishman Speyer is working with the United States Post Office to redevelop the 2.2 million-square-foot Art Deco-style structure, known as the Morgan North Postal Facility, converting the upper floors into 650,000 square feet of modern office space with a 2.5-acre green roof. The property will also yield 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space facing Ninth Avenue. CBRE represented USPS in prior negotiations with Tishman Speyer for the Midtown, Manhattan project, which occupies the full block from Ninth to Tenth Avenues and West 29th to West 30th Streets. Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the project.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1259 Bedford Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Z Architecture and developed by Tower Real Estate Investments, the structure yields 46 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 14 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $66,858 to $167,570.