Construction has passed the halfway point on 50 East 112th Street, the tallest tower in the Sendero Verde mixed-use complex in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Jonathan Rose Companies, L+M Development Partners, and Acacia Network, the 34-story tower represents the second phase of construction and will yield 361 permanently affordable rental units for low- to moderate-income families and the formerly homeless. The edifice is rising directly to the west of the completed first phase, which encompasses a 15-story tower at 60 East 112th Street and a ten-story structure at 75 East 111th Street. The latest tower will span 395,000 square feet, making it the largest affordable Passive House development in the world. L&M Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of East 112th Street and Madison Avenue.
Construction is complete on The Kira, a 139-unit affordable and supportive housing project at 153-19 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed by New Destiny Housing, BFC Partners, and SMJ Development, the 21-story mixed-use building houses a mix of rental apartments, a 5,000-square-foot retail space on the ground floor, and on-site supportive services.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 489 Ninth Avenue in Manhattan’s Midtown West. Located between West 37th and West 38th Streets, the lot is four blocks from 34th Street-Penn Station subway station, serviced by the A, C, and E trains. Susan Wu of ZD Jasper Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Renovation and expansion work is nearing completion on 787 Eleventh Avenue, a ten-story commercial building in Hell’s Kitchen. Designed by Rafael Viñoly and developed by the Georgetown Company, the project involved the restoration of the historic structure’s façade, modernization of its interiors, and the construction of an 86,000-square-foot, two-story extension above the original parapet. JLL is in charge of leasing and Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by West 55th Street to the north, West 54th Street and DeWitt Clinton Park to the south, and Eleventh Avenue to the east.
Developer TF Cornerstone has released new exterior renderings of 595 Dean Street, a two-building mixed-use development in the Pacific Park masterplan in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects, the 23-story West Tower and 28-story East Tower will comprise a total of 798 units with 240 homes slated for affordable housing. Additional components include 3,412 square feet of ground-floor retail space, 72,600 square feet of public open space designed by Matthews Nielsen Landscape Architects, a 469-vehicle parking garage, and a 103,028-square-foot Chelsea Piers Fitness Center and Field House.