Work is nearly complete on Anish Kapoor’s reflective “bean” sculpture at the base of 56 Leonard Street, an 831-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Tribeca. The work sits directly outside the main lobby of the tower, which was designed by Herzog & de Meuron and Hill West Architects and opened in 2017.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Silver Point Apartments, a six-story mixed-use building at 43-20 52nd Street in Woodside, Queens. Designed by Angelo Ng & Anthony Ng Architect, the structure yields 14 residences, seven parking spaces, and ground-floor commercial and community facility space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are five units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $85,715 to $167,570.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 545 Coney Island Avenue in Kensington, Brooklyn. Located between Webster Avenue and Newkirk Avenue, the lot is within walking distance of the Avenue H subway station, serviced by the Q train and the 18th Avenue station, serviced by the F train. Zelig Weiss of Riverside Developers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is complete on The Benson, an 18-story condominium building at 1045 Madison Avenue in the Carnegie Hill section of the Upper East Side. Designed by Peter Pennoyer and developed by The Naftali Group, the 210-foot-tall structure will yield 16 residential units spread across 59,032 square feet, as well as 3,993 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The majority of the units feature full-floor layouts, and three penthouses are positioned on the upper levels. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor of the property, which is located between East 79th and East 80th Streets, a short walk from Central Park.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1700 Jerome Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of East 17th Street and Jerome Avenue, the lot is near the Sheepshead Bay subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Moses Kupferstein of BBM Construction Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.