Foundations are taking shape at 218 Front Street, the site of a two-building residential complex in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by S. Wieder Architect and developed and built by Chess Builders, the structures will yield seven stories and 218 rental apartments with 66 affordable housing units, as well as 350 square feet of commercial space and 180 square feet of community space. The site is bound by Front Street to the north and York Street to the south, and was formerly occupied by a one-story industrial warehouse and an open-air lumber yard.
Downtown Brooklyn’s One Willoughby Square high-rise has achieved the highest LEED Platinum interior score in the country. Designed by FXCollaborative for JEMB Realty, the 34-story office tower comprises 40,000 square feet, an amenity suite, and a collection of high-efficiency systems that improve the structure’s energy performance, as well as the interior air quality.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building with a house of worship and residential component at 89 Throop Avenue in Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle. Located at the intersection of Bartlett Street and Throop Avenue, the lot is near the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and M trains. Chaim Deutsch is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Foundation work is finishing up on 111 Willoughby Street, a 40-story residential tower in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by GF55 Architects and developed by The Michaels Organization, Triangle Equities, and Geolo Capital, the 437-foot-tall structure will yield 205,000 square feet with 227 rental units, a 20,000-square-foot ministry center for the St. Boniface parish, and 1,814 square feet of commercial space. ZDG, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located by the intersection of Willoughby Street to the south and Duffield Street to the east.
United American Land has revealed the first renderings of 277 Canal Street, its forthcoming affordable housing project designed by Morris Adjmi Architects in Soho, Manhattan. The building is on track to be the first completed project following passage of a controversial neighborhood rezoning of 55 city blocks.