Renderings from Gertler & Wente Architects reveal a nine-story mixed-use building at 52 Fourth Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Located at the corner of Dean Street in the heart of the neighborhood’s buzzing retail corridor, the 55,000-square-foot structure will yield 52 rental apartments as well as ground-floor commercial space.
Work is now complete on The Hive, a two-building complex along Eighth Avenue between West 42nd Street and West 43rd Street in Midtown. Developed by KRW Realty Advisors and managed by Hive Management LLC, the property consists of a 13-story L-shaped building at 303 West 42nd Street, aka Hive 42, and a six-story structure at 300 West 43rd Street, aka Hive 43. Gertler & Wente Architects led the design of the renovated interiors, which include office space as well as ground-floor retail.
This week, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) released a call for developers to build affordable housing and a community facility space in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The city-owned vacant site at 2286 Church Avenue was formerly occupied by Public School 90. Preliminary plans for the 29,000-square-foot property call for approximately 100 affordable housing units and a community center with youth educational and vocational programming.
Community Board Five’s Land Use, Housing & Zoning Committee voted in a meeting on Wednesday to advance plans for a massive undertaking in Midtown involving the conversion of Madison Square Garden into a new concourse for Penn Station, and the creation of a new home for the sports facility between two supertall skyscrapers near Herald Square. Initially proposed in 2016 by Vishaan Chakrabarti, founder of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU), new renderings give visual context to the plan, to which the city council agreed with the consideration of The Madison Square Garden Company’s acquisition of a shorter extension of its current lease.
Construction is now complete on Q-East, an eight-story mixed-use building at 178-02 Hillside Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by ADG Architecture and developed by Piermont Properties with Racanelli Construction Company as general contractor, the 120,000-square-foot building contains 131 rent-stabilized rental apartments and associated amenity spaces, a 30,000-square-foot parking garage on the second floor, retail space including a CVS Pharmacy on the ground floor, and medical office space.