Curtain wall installation has begun on 312 West 43rd Street, a 33-story residential building on the southern border of Hell’s Kitchen in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by National Real Estate Advisors and Taconic Partners, which leased ground rights from the 1199SIEU Health Care Workers Union for a term of 99 years, the structure will yield 330 rental units, 28,000 square feet of amenities, and two floors of retail space. DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer and Triton Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, near Times Square.
A new rendering from MHS Architects is the first to reveal a 12-story mixed-use building at 251 Grand Street in Jersey City, New Jersey. Liberty Harbor North Brownstone Condominium Urban Renewal LLC is the developer behind the proposals, which are now being reviewed by the Jersey City Planning Board.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 325 Lafayette Avenue, an eight-story mixed-use building in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Abode Residential, the structure yields 116 residences and 59 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 16 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $61,543 to $156,130.
Construction is rising on 1515 Surf Avenue, a two-tower residential complex in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Designed by Studio V Architecture and developed by LCOR, the project consists of 26- and 16-story structures that will span 470,000 square feet and yield 461 units, with 139 designated for affordable housing, as well as 11,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Surf Avenue L/CAL LLC is the owner and LRC Construction is the general contractor for the property, which rises from a 1.5-acre plot bound by Surf Avenue to the south, West 15th Street to the east, and West 16th Street to the west.
Demolition permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 558 Broome Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Built in 1925, the 62-foot-tall structure is owned by Vendome Group, which owns various properties in Soho, Tribeca, and Astoria, Queens. Vendome purchased the building for $15.75 million in 2017, which contains 20 residences and ground-floor commercial space that was being used for three restaurants.