City officials, project partners, and community leaders recently joined to celebrate the commencement of construction at Dekalb Commons, a three-building affordable housing complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Magnusson Architecture & Planning and developed in partnership by the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance, the buildings are currently addressed as 652 Dekalb Avenue, 639 Dekalb Avenue, and 1187 Fulton Street.
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The Barbara Kleiman Men’s Shelter will soon debut at 19 Debevoise Avenue in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where construction is now underway. The first phase of development includes the conversion of a former nurses’ residence on the defunct Greenpoint Hospital campus into the 200-bed shelter, which is expected to open by October 2025.
The Hudson Companies, St. Nicks Alliance, and Project Renewal have closed on a $66 million construction loan for phase one of the Greenpoint Hospital Campus redevelopment project. Located in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the 3.4-acre site is bounded by Masbeth, Skillman, and Debevoise Avenues and has sat vacant since the early 1980s.
A rendering has been unveiled for 89 Maspeth Avenue, a 100-percent affordable development in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn with 311 residences. The design architect is Architecture Outfit and the architect of record is Magnusson Architecture and Architecture, with 89 Maspeth Avenue being developed in a joint venture between Hudson Companies and local non-profit St. Nicks Alliance. The 18-story, 457,444-square-foot tower will be located between Olive Street and Bushwick Avenue and within walking distance of the Graham Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train.
YIMBY has snagged a rendering for a small affordable housing development at 7 Stagg Street, between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street, in Williamsburg.