The affordable housing lottery has launched for Raven Hall, a nine-story mixed-use building at 2006 Surf Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Designed by Stephen B. Jacobs Group and developed by Georgica Green Ventures, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and Concern for Independent Living, the 231,978-square-foot structure contains residences, ground-floor commercial space, and parking for 102 vehicles. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 138 units for residents at 40 to 100 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $21,635 to $148,000.
Podium work is progressing for Madison House, an 805-foot-tall residential skyscraper at 126 Madison Avenue and the tallest structure in the Midtown district of NoMad. Alternately addressed as 15 East 30th Street, the 62-story tower is designed by Handel Architects and developed by Fosun Group and JD Carlisle and will yield 199 condominiums with sales and marketing led by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, as well as 7,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Madison House has a footprint stretching between East 30th and 31st Streets and Madison Avenue. Madison House is currently more than 50 percent sold with over $300 million in sales, and occupancy is expected to begin this winter.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for East Village Homes, a 14-story mixed-use building at 302 East 2nd Street in Manhattan’s East Village. Designed by Leroy Street Studio Architecture and developed by New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the structure yields 44 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 36 units for residents at 50 to 140 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $32,229 to $180,460.
Permits have been filed for a 21-story mixed-use building at 45-19 Davis Street in Long Island City, Queens. Located near the intersection of Davis Street and Jackson Avenue, the interior lot is closest to the Court Square subway station, serviced by the 7 and G trains. Tom Wu under Davis Street Development LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is wrapping up on the Virgin Hotel, a 38-story tower at 1225 Broadway in NoMad. Designed by Stantec and developed by Lam Group, the 476-foot-tall, 300,000-square-foot structure will yield 460 hotel rooms managed by Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group. Flintlock Construction Systems, LLC is the general contractor for the building, which is bound by Broadway, West 29th Street, and West 30th Street.