Exterior work is progressing slowly at 30 West 39th Street, a 323-foot-tall hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Fortuna Realty, the 27-story structure will yield 133,500 square feet and 330 rooms. Leeding Builders Group, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, a block south of Bryant Park.
Preliminary renderings from Hill West Architects reveal a forthcoming seven-story rental building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at 160 Clarkson Avenue, the structure will comprise 111,848 square feet and will replace several low-rise residential buildings.
The affordable housing lottery is open for 1634 Church Avenue, an eight-story mixed-use development in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Designed by J. Frankl Associates and developed by The Jay Group, the 60,499-square-foot building will yield 48 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 15 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $68,572 to $159,640.
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.