Construction is continuing to rise on Calyer Place, a nearly 1-million-square-foot residential development on the Greenpoint, Brooklyn waterfront. Designed by Cooper Robertson & Partners with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, and developed by M&H Realty LLC, the project includes a pair of 40-story towers along with 32- and 22-story siblings, and will yield around 700,000 square feet of residential space with 700 apartments, as well as 10,000 square feet of commercial space, 7,160 square feet for unspecified community facility use, and over 600 parking spaces. The land was once home to the historic Greenpoint Terminal Market, which suffered a ten-alarm fire and was demolished in 2017 before site preparations and construction began.
FBL Development has revealed the first renderings of 81-07 Kew Gardens Road, a new eight-story building in Kew Gardens, Queens. The structure will eventually comprise 48,000 square feet with a mix of rental apartments and a ground-floor retail space.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 540 Degraw Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Spanning the length of Nevins Street between Degraw Street and Sackett Street, the lot also addressed as 537 Sackett Street. The site is walking distance from the Union Street subway station, serviced by the R train. The Vorea Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 560 Bay Street in Stapleton Heights, Staten Island. Located between Prospect Street and Union Place, the site is one block from the Stapleton station for the Staten Island subway. Jinsong Yang of McKinley Homes is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction has topped out on the newly renamed Brooklyn Tower, a 93-story supertall skyscraper and the tallest structure in the Outer Boroughs at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the 1,066-foot-tall tower will yield 550 residences, with 150 for purchase and 400 rentals with 30 percent of which reserved at affordable housing rates, as well as a 100,000-square-foot retail podium bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, and DeKalb Avenue to the south. The project also includes the refurbishing and re-purposing of the landmarked Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn, which is being incorporated into the podium. Douglas Elliman is the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent.