Curtain wall installation is moving along on The Willoughby, a 34-story structure at 196 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by RXR Realty, the 435-foot-tall structure is part of the ongoing expansion of Long Island University‘s Brooklyn campus. The development, which is alternately addressed as 61 DeKalb Avenue, will bring a mixture of residential units, academic and office space, a new athletic field, and parking for 564 vehicles.
The affordable housing lottery is now open for Roosevelt Parc, a 15-story mixed-use development at 37-46 72nd Street in Jackson Heights, Queens. Developed by partners Werber Real Estate and Socius Development Group and designed by Marvel Architects, the building yields a total 154 units in a mix of studios, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 34 apartments for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $38,435 to $183,300.
Final renderings from Dattner Architects offer a clearer picture of a rising six-story building at 110 East 149th Street in The Bronx. The commercial property sits at the buzzing convergence of the Major Deegan Expressway and the 145th Street Bridge near the Harlem River Waterfront in the borough’s Grand Concourse Historic District.
Permits have been filed for a 16-story mixed-use building at 1201 Spofford Avenue in Hunts Point, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Tiffany Street and Spofford Avenue, the corner lot is closest to the Longwood Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. New York City Economic Development Corporation is developing the building as part of The Peninsula, a multi-building campus that will create 740 affordable housing units, 17,000 square feet of retail, 52,000 square feet of public open space, 56,000 square feet of light industrial space, 53,500 square feet of community facilities, an education center, and multiple health and wellness components.
Construction is ascending steadily at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, the first supertall project in the outer boroughs. The reinforced concrete superstructure currently stands around 28 stories tall, more than one-third of its 73-story total. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the 1,066-foot-tall skyscraper will yield 425 rental apartments and 150 condominiums.