Work is wrapping up on 167 Chrystie Street, a 16-story residential building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by ODA Architects and developed by Be-Aviv and Nexus Building Development Group, Inc., the 77,000-square-foot, 170-foot-tall structure will yield 78 units, averaging 680 square feet apiece, as well as 4,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Danya Cebus Construction LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is being built between Rivington Street to the north and Delancey Street to the south, and Sara D. Roosevelt Park across Chrystie Street to the east.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 65 Buchanan Place, a seven-story mixed-use building in University Heights, The Bronx. Designed by Asher Hershkowitz Architect and developed by Craig Nassi of BCN Development, the structure yields 23 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are seven units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $60,515 to $139,620.
Construction is now complete on The Fountains, a six-building affordable housing complex in East New York, Brooklyn. Developed by Long Island-based Arker Companies, which purchased the site for $10 million following a competitive request for proposal process facilitated by the Empire State Development Corporation, the development yields 1,163 affordable homes, commercial space, and a new public plaza.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 546 Saratoga Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between Pitkin and Sutter Avenues, the interior 4,000-square-foot lot is three blocks north of the Saratoga Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Fazle Abbas Devjiyani is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is nearing completion on 141 East Houston Street, a ten-story mixed-use building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by Roger Ferris + Partners for East End Capital and K Property Group, the 68,000-square-foot structure will yield offices and retail space on the ground floor and two cellar levels. CM & Associates is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Forsyth Street to the west and Eldridge Street to the east on a plot formerly occupied by the Sunshine Cinema.