Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 213 Third Avenue in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Degraw Street and Third Avenue, the corner lot is near the Union Street subway station, serviced by the R train. Dolly Williams of A. Williams Construction is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is rising above street level on 35 Commercial Street, a 22-story residential tower in Greenpoint, Brooklyn‘s Greenpoint Landing mega-complex. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Park Tower Group along with Greenpoint Landing Associates, New York City’s Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the 344,463-square-foot structure will yield 373 affordable housing units. Construction began last year after the acquisition of $170 million in construction financing. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located between the intersection of Bell Slip to the west and Commercial and Clay Streets to the south.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 131 Concord Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Located between Jay Street and Bridge Plaza Court, the lot is a short walk to the York Street subway station, serviced by the F train. Cheskel Schwimmer under the Chess Builders LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is finishing up on Eagle + West, a two-tower residential project at 227 West Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by OMA and Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the 30- and 40-story reinforced concrete superstructures will yield a total of 745 rental units, with 30 percent planned as “income-targeted” apartments, marketed in accordance with the Affordable Housing New York program. James Corner Field Operations is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti is the façade consultant, Marmol Radziner is designing the interiors, and Highbury Concrete is responsible for constructing the buildings, which are located off the corner of Eagle and West Streets within the Greenpoint Landing master plan.
Construction is complete on 23-20 Jackson Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by KSQ Architects and developed by The Vorea Group, the 85,851-square-foot structure yields retail space, offices, and a 72-room hotel operated by San Francisco-based hotelier Sonder Corp. King Contracting Group was in charge of assembling the red brick façade for the property, which is located at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Pearson Street.