Construction has officially topped-out at Bronx Commons, a highly anticipated development that will introduce a mix of affordable housing, a new music hall, retail tenants, and outdoor recreation space. The project is in The Bronx’s Melrose Commons, between East 162nd and ast 163rd streets, on the west side of Elton Avenue.
New permits have been filed for a 14-story residential building at 53 Huron Street, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Also known as 161 West Street, the proposed development is located on the Brooklyn waterfront four blocks north of WNYC Transmitter Park. It is steps away from Greenpoint landing on the NYC ferry system, and six blocks west of the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. London-based private equity firm Quadrum Global is responsible for the application.
Set to rise at the northern corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, 520 Fifth Avenue is likely to be the first skyscraper along Fifth Avenue to top the 900-foot mark. The project will rise in the heart of Midtown, one street away from the eastern end of Bryant Park. The glass-enclosed tower will have 76 floors and stand 920 feet to its pinnacle. Handel Architects is the architect, and Arthur Hooper of Ceruzzi Properties will be developing in conjunction with SMI USA.
Up Ventures LLC has revealed new renderings in updated proposals to fully renovate and expand Remsen Manor, in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at 186 Remsen Street, the existing structure is one of the oldest buildings within the boundaries of the Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District.
The conversion of 75 Greene Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is making headway, and YIMBY has word that sales have now officially launched for the project. As a landmarked structure, the exterior is being preserved and renovated while the interiors will house 22 units. The project is being developed by Douglaston Development and financed by G4 Capital Partners. Units will range from $845,000 to $2.6 million, and 20 percent are already under contract.