Construction is now almost fully complete on Vandewater, a 385-foot-tall, 33-story residential tower at 543 West 122nd Street in Morningside Heights. Designed by INC Architecture & Design and developed by Savanna, with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. as the landscape architect, the structure yields 183 condominiums with sales led by Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing. The property is bound by Broadway to the west, West 122nd Street to the south, West 123rd street to the north, and Amsterdam Avenue to the east.
The Department of City Planning has officially launched the requisite public review process for 960 Franklin Avenue, a contentious high-rise development in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The proposal includes two 39-story buildings flanked by several additional volumes ranging from 16 to 20 stories.
The affordable housing lottery is open for Maverick, a 20-story mixed-use development at 225 West 28th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by DXA Studio and developed by HAP Investments, the 154,820-square-foot building will yield 112 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 35 units for residents at 70 to 80 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $34,115 to $112,800.
Permits have been filed for a six-story educational building at 1006 Westchester Avenue in Longwood, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Fox Street and Westchester Avenue, the lot is also addressed 1016 Fox Street. Steps from the site is the Simpson Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. 1000 Westchester Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is progressing on the two newest additions to Columbia University‘s Manhattanville campus. Named the Henry R. Kravis Building and the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Business Innovation, the two structures are designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with FXCollaborative and will yield 450,000 square feet of classrooms, faculty offices, and lounge areas. The buildings will be connected by a landscaped public plaza and green space designed by James Corner Field Operations. Turner Construction Company is in charge of building the two new buildings, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill designed the master plan for the overall Manhattanville campus.