Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 272 Chauncey Street in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Ralph Avenue and Howard Avenue, the lot is three blocks north of the Ralph Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train. Toby Eng is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Renovation work is moving along on the lower floors of Lever House, a landmarked International Style commercial tower at 390 Park Avenue in Midtown East. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed by WatermanClark, Brookfield Properties, Higgins Quasebarth & Partners, Integrated Conservation Resources, and Integrated Conservation Contracting, the $100 million project involves an overhaul of the public plaza, renovations to the main lobby, improvements to the ventilation and sustainability systems, and the addition of new amenity spaces. Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor for the property, which is located along Park Avenue between East 53rd and East 54th Streets.
Construction has broken ground at 1761 Walton Avenue, the site of a new mixed-use affordable housing building in the Mount Hope section of The Bronx. The project will debut as Mount Hope Walton Apartments and will eventually comprise 103 income-restricted apartments and a 9,500-square-foot community gymnasium.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 31-05 21st Street, an eight-story residential building in Astoria, Queens. Designed by GreenbergFarrow, the structure yields 23 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are seven units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $72,000 to $187,330.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 906 East New York Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Utica Avenue and Schenectady Avenue, the lot is within working distance of the Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Abe Betesh of Abeco Organization is listed as the owner behind the applications.