The first rendering has been released for 24-01 Queens Plaza North, a 19-story residential tower in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by ODA New York and developed by New Empire Corporation, the building will house more than 100 condominium units ranging from studios up to two-bedrooms. The amenity offerings will include a penthouse resident lounge, communal outdoor spaces, on-site parking, and a fitness center. The lower levels of the building will also house an unspecified commercial volume.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 23 West Street, a 14-story mixed-use building also addressed as 40 Oak Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects, the structure yields 216 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 205 units for residents at 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $54,583 to $103,120.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 134 Vanderbilt Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Myrtle and Vanderbilt Avenues, the lot is within walking distance of the Clinton-Washington Avenues subway station, serviced by the G train. Sebastian Mendez of Tankhouse Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Façade installation has begun on Four Hudson Square, Disney’s rising 22-story New York headquarters at 137 Varick Street in Hudson Square. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed by Silverstein Properties, the 338-foot-tall structure will yield 1.2 million square feet of commercial space. The media giant purchased the rectangular full-block parcel from Trinity Church Real Estate for a total of $650 million, and Skanska was in charge of demolishing four old structures that once occupied the site. Lendlease is constructing the new headquarters, which is bound by Varick Street to the east, Spring Street to the south, Hudson Street to the west, and Vandam Street to the north.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 87-57 150th Street in Whitestone, Queens. Located at the intersection of 150th Street and Hillside Avenue, the lot is near the Parsons Boulevard subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Ravinder Singh of Hillside Realty Holding LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.