Construction has broken ground at 326 Rockaway Avenue, the site of a 17-story affordable housing development in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Slate Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership, the project will yield 215 permanently affordable housing units, around 5,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, and will debut as one of the most sustainable income-restricted properties in New York City. Slate appointed multidisciplinary design studio OSD (the Office of Strategy and Design) as the landscape architects responsible for designing a welcoming outdoor experience.
Façade installation has reached the Art Deco-inspired crown of Monogram New York, a 35-story residential skyscraper at 135 East 47th Street in Midtown East. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Navigation Capital Group, the 500-foot-tall structure will yield 191 condominium units designed by Shanghai-based Neri & Hu in studio to two-bedroom penthouse layouts, as well as 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Anthology Group is the hospitality partner and Cauldwell Wingate is the general contractor for the tower, which is located between Lexington and Third Avenues. CORE is handling sales and marketing of the units with asking prices ranging from under $1 million to $5 million for the four-bedroom penthouses.
Douglaston Development has revealed new renderings of a 17-story residential building under construction at 1057 Atlantic Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by dencityworks, a local architecture studio, the 474,000-square-foot building will deliver 456 apartments, a collection of amenity spaces, and 31,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
Exterior work is nearing completion on The Harper, a 21-story residential building at 310 East 86th Street in the Yorkville section of the Upper East Side. Designed by ODA Architecture and developed by IGI-USA, the 145,000-square-foot structure will yield 63 condominium units in two- to four-bedroom layouts with prices starting at $2.1 million, as well as ground-floor retail space. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor and CORE is handling sales and marketing for the property, which is located between First and Second Avenues.
State, city, and county officials recently gathered to celebrate the opening of a new playground at 178 Warburton Avenue in Yonkers. Located within The Ridgeway affordable housing project, the space is designed for children ages five to 12 with rubberized flooring and a variety of play equipment.