Work continues to unfold on Manhattan’s largest outdoor roof deck at 341 Ninth Avenue, a ten-story office building in West Chelsea. Tishman Speyer is working with the United States Post Office to redevelop the 2.2 million-square-foot Art Deco-style structure, known as the Morgan North Postal Facility, converting the upper floors into 650,000 square feet of modern office space with a 2.5-acre green roof. The property will also yield 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space facing Ninth Avenue. CBRE represented USPS in prior negotiations with Tishman Speyer for the Midtown, Manhattan project, which occupies the full block from Ninth to Tenth Avenues and West 29th to West 30th Streets. Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the project.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1259 Bedford Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Z Architecture and developed by Tower Real Estate Investments, the structure yields 46 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 14 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $66,858 to $167,570.
Work is progressing below grade at 100 Flatbush Avenue, the site of a 44-story residential building in The Alloy Block multi-tower complex in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed and developed by Alloy Development, the 482-foot-tall structure will be joined by a separate 840-foot-tall skyscraper. Urban Atelier Group is the contractor for the project, which is located on a trapezoidal plot bound by Flatbush Avenue to the northeast, State Street to the southwest, and Third Avenue to the northwest.
Construction is nearly complete at 963 Atlantic Avenue, a new nine-story mixed-use property in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. From local developer Efraim Weber, doing business as 86 Lefferts Corp, the building will eventually comprise 124 rental units, a collection of amenities, and two ground-floor retail spaces.
Permits have been filed for a 17-story mixed-use building, one of a two-tower development at 1042 Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Classon and Grand Avenues, the lot is two blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the C and S trains. Elie Pariente, principal of EMP Capital Group is listed as the owner behind the applications that wil yield a total of 210 rental apartments.