The affordable housing lottery has launched for 325 Lafayette Avenue, an eight-story mixed-use building in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Abode Residential, the structure yields 116 residences and 59 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 16 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $61,543 to $156,130.
Construction is rising on 1515 Surf Avenue, a two-tower residential complex in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Designed by Studio V Architecture and developed by LCOR, the project consists of 26- and 16-story structures that will span 470,000 square feet and yield 461 units, with 139 designated for affordable housing, as well as 11,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Surf Avenue L/CAL LLC is the owner and LRC Construction is the general contractor for the property, which rises from a 1.5-acre plot bound by Surf Avenue to the south, West 15th Street to the east, and West 16th Street to the west.
Demolition permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 558 Broome Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Built in 1925, the 62-foot-tall structure is owned by Vendome Group, which owns various properties in Soho, Tribeca, and Astoria, Queens. Vendome purchased the building for $15.75 million in 2017, which contains 20 residences and ground-floor commercial space that was being used for three restaurants.
Construction has topped out on 2230 Cropsey Avenue, a 30-story residential building in Bath Beach, Brooklyn. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Cropsey Partners LLC, the 356-foot-tall structure will span 280,000 square feet and yield 248 rental apartments, community space, and 170 parking spaces. NY Developers is the general contractor for the project, which is alternately addressed as 1625 Shore Parkway and located between Cropsey Avenue and Belt Parkway.
The Newark Office of Planning and Zoning has approved proposals to construct a 45-story residential skyscraper at 571 Broad Street in New Jersey. Designed by INOA Architecture for developer Israel Weiss of Oceanview Capital Management, the building will debut as Arc Tower and top out at 520 feet above ground, making it Newark’s tallest structure.