The affordable housing lottery is now open for HDFC Co-Ops, two recently renovated cooperative developments at 518 West 161st Street and 544 West 163rd Street in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. The six-story structure with 24 units at 518 West 161st Street is designed by RKTB Architects and developed by the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development. 544 West 163rd Street is a five-story building with 20 units, developed by Restoring Communities Housing Development Fund. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 18 units for residents at 110 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $67,693 to $155,100.
Recent renderings offer a first look at the Catholic Charities Loreto Apartments, an affordable housing development under construction at 1677 St. Marks Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Designed by RKTB Architects and developed by Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens, the project will contain 135 apartments reserved for low-income seniors. The development will replace the Our Lady of Loreto Church, which was demolished in 2017.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is currently reviewing proposals to construct a five-story office building at 72 Grand Street in the Soho Cast Iron Historic District of Manhattan. The site currently sits vacant with frontage along both Grand and Wooster Streets. If approved, the new building will top out at nearly 88 feet including all required mechanicals.
Construction is nearing completion on Dahlia, a 20-story condominium building at 212 West 95th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Located between Amsterdam Avenue and Columbus Avenue, the property is being developed by United Management and Certes Partners and is designed by CetraRuddy with RKTB Architects as the architect of record. JRM as the construction manager of the project and Reuveni Real Estate is the exclusive sales and marketing agent for its 38 units.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 739 Blake Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Bradford Street and Blake Avenue, the corner lot is four blocks from the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 and 4 trains. New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.