This week Bristal Assisted Living opened its first assisted living facility for seniors in Manhattan. Located at 1622 York Avenue on the Upper East Side, the property is aptly named Bristal at York Avenue and comprises 132 apartments for seniors in need of independent or assisted living, highly specialized care for residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia, and a collection of condo-quality amenities and recreational spaces.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 558 Sackett Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located between Nevins Street and Third Avenue, the lot is two blocks from the Union Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Abe Lipton is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 658 Driggs Avenue, a five-story mixed-use building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Red Sky Capital, the structure yields 20 residences and 4,088 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 80 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $54,446 to $156,130.
Curtain wall installation is getting close to completion on Lyra NYC, a 52-story residential skyscraper at 555 West 38th Street in Hudson Yards. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Rockrose, the 570-foot-tall structure will yield 598 rental units ranging from studios to two-bedrooms. Site C GC is the general contractor for the property, which is located along Eleventh Avenue between West 38th Street and West 39th Street, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Construction has topped out on 244 East 52nd Street, a seven-story condominium building in Midtown East. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects for Minrav Development, the 26,000-square-foot structure will yield 15 residential units, a cellar level, a 30-foot-long rear yard, and a rooftop terrace. DCG is the general contractor for the property, which is being built on a 5,000-square-foot plot located between Second and Third Avenues. Sales and marketing will be handled by REUVENI, the first project for the company since partnering with Coldwell Banker Warburg on April 12.