Work has passed the halfway point on 310 East 86th Street, a 21-story residential tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by ODA Architecture and developed by IGI-USA, the 145,000-square-foot structure will yield 69 units and an undisclosed amount of commercial space. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Second and Third Avenues, directly across from the 86th Street station with access to the Q train.
Excavation has begun at 571-577 Pavonia Avenue, the site of Journal Square Urby, a 25-story residential tower in the Journal Square section of Jersey City. Designed by HLW Architects and Amsterdam-based studio Concrete and developed by Ironstate Development, Panepinto Properties, and Kimmel, the 265-foot-tall structure will yield 317 residential units, a 2,607-square-foot cafe on the ground level, and 1,349 square feet of office space. The property is alternately addressed as 532 Summit Avenue and is located at the corner of Pavonia and Summit Avenues, a short walk from the Journal Square PATH station.
Construction has topped out on 69-02 Queens Boulevard, a pair of 12- and 15-story mixed-use buildings on the border of Elmhurst and Woodside, Queens. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed in partnership with the New York City School Construction Authority and Madison Realty Capital, the 500,000-square-foot complex will yield 478 mixed-income apartments, a public school, and retail and public outdoor space. McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer and Omnibuild is the general contractor for the project, which is located on a plot of land bound by Queens Boulevard to the north, 69th Street to the east, 70th Street to the west and 47th Avenue to the south.
The Bellslip, a 414-unit mixed-use tower, is the latest residential building to debut at Greenpoint Landing, a 22-acre mega-development in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Developed in partnership by Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group, the 30-story building is located at 1 Bell Slip along the Greenpoint waterfront and is designed by Handel Architects.
Developers and city officials recently joined to celebrate the start of construction on a dual-building affordable housing complex in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The development site is located on Newport Street between Thatford and Rockaway Avenues and will debut as Bridge Rockaway.