DAB Investments recently completed a top-down restoration and condominium conversion at 51 White Street, an 1850s-era cast-iron building in Manhattan’s Tribeca Historic District. Scope of work included a commercial-to-residential conversion, an extensive façade restoration, a new mezzanine level, and a two-level expansion above the fifth floor.
The proposed two-skyscraper development River Ring, designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Two Trees Management, is closer to fruition after Community Board 1 approval. The 3.5-acre project would bring 1,050 homes with 263 affordable housing units, a six-acre circular waterfront park designed by James Corner Field Operations, a YMCA community facility, 2,000 construction jobs, and more than 500 permanent jobs to the Brooklyn waterfront in Williamsburg.
The New York City Council recently voted to approve rezoning as part of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process for 30-02 Newtown Avenue in Astoria, Queens. Originally zoned R7A, the property has since been up zoned to R8A with a 7.2 floor area ratio. Lynest Associates LLC is listed as the owner with Nexjen Real Estate as the representative in the ULURP process.
This week, developers celebrated the completion of two new affordable housing properties within the sprawling La Central residential complex in Melrose, The Bronx. Located at 556 and 600 Bergen Avenue, buildings A and B comprise nearly 500 income-restricted units, a new YMCA, a production studio for BronxNet, a rooftop farm operated by GrowNYC, and a mix of retail businesses.
Newly revealed renderings from Gowanus Forward illustrate an exciting future for the Gowanus Canal waterfront and the surrounding streetscape. From Gowanus Forward, a consortium of developers including Domain Companies, Monadnock, and PMG, the renderings show a drastically reinvigorated public thoroughfare with open green spaces, recreational boating, new benches, and a winding esplanade.