The affordable housing lottery has launched for 948 and 954 Herkimer Street, two four-story residential buildings in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The adjacent 6,128-square-foot developments were designed by Gerald J. Caliendo Architect, and each yield six units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are four units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $68,572 to $133,120.
Exterior work is nearing completion on the 476-foot-tall Virgin Hotel at 1225 Broadway in NoMad. Designed by Stantec and developed by Lam Group, the 38-story tower will yield 300,000 square feet and 460 hotel rooms managed by Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group. The property is located between West 29th Street and West 30th Street and will be the first Virgin Hotel establishment in New York City.
For nearly the past year since YIMBY first revealed renderings of SLCE Architects’ 115 East 55th Street, construction progress remained below street level and tucked behind construction fences and machinery for a while. Now a revisit to the Midtown East site shows that the 185-foot-tall residential project has quickly sprung up and is getting close to topping out. Developed by Zeckendorf Development, the ground-up 18-story, 62-unit, 71,961-square-foot edifice is situated directly adjacent to the back eastern elevation of Norman Foster’s 47-story, 660,000-square-foot 425 Park Avenue.
Stantec has released new concept design renderings of a $129 million initiative to better protect Battery Park from the rising sea levels, seasonal storm surges, and extreme precipitation. Known as the Battery Coastal Resilience Project, the investment will primarily fund reconstruction of deteriorating wharfs, enhancements to Battery Park’s existing network of public walkways, and infrastructure upgrades.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1074 Washington Avenue Senior Housing, a 12-story mixed-use building with 154 units in Morrisania, The Bronx. The 135,360-square-foot development is being constructed through the Senior Affordable Rental Apartments and Inclusionary Housing Programs of the New York City Housing Preservation & Development and financed under Article XV of the New York Private Housing Finance Law. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 96 units for residents at 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $0 to $51,200.