The final steel façade is making its way up the sides of 76 Eighth Avenue, a ten-story commercial building in Greenwich Village. Gene Kaufman Architect designed the exterior, while RAAD Studios designed the lobby interior and Plus Design Studios did the office floor interiors. Sang Lee, Noviprop, and Plus Development are the developers of the 120-foot-tall structure, which will yield 30,000 square feet of office space and ground-floor retail at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street, on the border of the Meatpacking District, Chelsea and West Village neighborhoods.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 44 Kent Street, a five-story residential building on the waterfront of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Developed by Loketch Group and designed by ND Architecture, the structure yields 42 residences and ground-floor commercial space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 13 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $69,360 to $167,570.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1241 Bedford Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Bedford Avenue and Fulton Street, the 4,710-square-foot lot is two blocks west of the Nostrand Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Nicole Kalabalik of Frank Properties LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work continues to progress on the hotel and residential conversion of the 100-year-old Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue in Midtown into the Aman New York. Designed by Jean-Michel Gathy and developed by OKO Group, the project involves the construction of a low-rise annex and the restoration and repurposing of the original 26-story structure, which was designed by Warren and Wetmore and served as the first home of the Museum of Modern Art. The property is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 57th Street.
Today’s housing lottery round-up features eight buildings in Brooklyn and Manhattan with available affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days.