Permits have been filed to vertically expand a four-story structure into a 16-story mixed-use building at 232 Broome Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Located on the corner of Essex Street and Broome Street, the corner lot is near the East Broadway subway station, serviced by the F train. Soft Stone Development Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Lower East Side
Construction is nearing completion on 139 Bowery, a 14-story mixed-use residential building in the Bowery section of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by Raymond Chan Architects and developed by Global Joint Venture, the structure was last reported to yield 16 rental units as well as ground-floor retail space, a 550-square-foot medical facility, and office space spanning floors two through five. Mandarin Enterprises is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a relatively narrow plot between Broome and Grand Streets.
Construction is about to wrap up on 222 East Broadway, a 28-story residential tower on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Optimum Asset Management, the 84,271-square-foot structure will yield 70 units in studio to four-bedroom layouts with interiors by Paris Forino and an average scope of 1,397 square feet. Mark K Morrison is the landscape architect and Cantor Pecorella is handling sales and marketing for the property, which is located by the corner of East Broadway and Clinton Street.
Demolition is wrapping up at 183 Chrystie Street, the site of a 17-story residential building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed by Omnia Group and Naveh Shuster, the 175-foot-tall structure will span 75,000 square feet and yield 57 units and ground-floor retail space. Alba Services is the demolition contractor for the property, which is located between Stanton and Rivington Streets, directly across from Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
Exterior work is continuing on 165 Broome Street, a 15-story affordable housing building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Grand Street Guild Housing Development Fund Company, Grand Street Guild East Housing Development Fund Company, Southeast Grand Street Guild Housing Development Fund Company, and Clinton Broome Development LLC, the 235,235-square-foot structure is also known as “Building 3-5” and will yield 235 units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, and 65,668 square feet for parking space with a capacity for 126 vehicles. The development will eventually be joined by a 215-foot-tall, 16-story “Building 3-6” at 151 Broome Street to the east, and the properties are expected to yield a combined total of 480 units. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located within the Seward Park Extension master plan and bound by Broome Street to the north, Pitt Street to the east, and Clinton Street to the west.