Construction is complete on Beckford House and Beckford Tower, a pair of residential buildings in the Yorkville neighborhood of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The 21-story, 215-foot-tall Beckford House is addressed as 301 East 81st Street and also secondarily addressed as 1562 Second Avenue. Its taller 31-story sibling, Beckford Tower, rises across the street at 301 East 80th Street. The architecturally cohesive structures are designed by Studio Sofield and SLCE Architects and developed by Icon Realty Management, with CM & Associates in charge of construction. The two-tower development is located along Second Avenue between East 80th and 81st Streets.
Construction has topped out on 200 East 83rd Street, a 449-foot-tall residential tower designed by Robert A.M. Stern on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Developed by Naftali Group and Rockefeller Group, the 243,128-square-foot structure rises 35 stories and will yield 86 units spread over 205,877 square feet, for an average scope of 2,393 square feet. SLCE Architects is the architect of record for the project, which is located at the corner of Third Avenue and East 83rd Street.
Newly revealed renderings from Gowanus Forward illustrate an exciting future for the Gowanus Canal waterfront and the surrounding streetscape. From Gowanus Forward, a consortium of developers including Domain Companies, Monadnock, and PMG, the renderings show a drastically reinvigorated public thoroughfare with open green spaces, recreational boating, new benches, and a winding esplanade.
A 14-story mixed-use development with 100-percent affordable housing units is coming to 326 Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Slate Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership recently announced the 38,000-square-foot land deal closing. The proposed 160,000-square-foot building will also have an estimated 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and community facility space.
Union Square’s first vertical technology campus and small business incubator is approaching full completion. Located at 124 East 14th Street, Zero Irving is the latest project from RAL Development and is envisioned as an equitable alternative for small businesses who cannot typically afford Class A office space and an educational launch point for the next generation of tech-centric workers in New York City.