Picture of ribbon cutting ceremony, via nyc.gov

Civic Hall at Union Square Celebrates Grand Opening at 124 East 14th Street in Union Square, Manhattan

City officials and agencies gathered to celebrate the opening of Civic Hall at Union Square, a new tech and digital training hub within Zero Irving at 124 East 14th Street in Union Square. The ceremony was attended by New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) president and CEO Andrew Kimball, and The Fedcap Group, inaugurating the facility positioned to enhance New York City’s technology sector by providing skill-building and educational opportunities to diverse and underserved communities.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 2233 Bathgate Avenue in East Tremont, The Bronx

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2233 Bathgate Avenue, a four-story residential building in East Tremont, The Bronx. Designed by L & C Associates and developed by Jagjit Hora of 2233 Bathgate Partners LLC, the structure yields eight residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $88,869 to $165,230.

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Foundation Work Progresses at 1491-1493 First Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Foundation work is progressing at 1491-1493 First Avenue, the site of a 35-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Carmel Partners, which purchased the property for $73.5 million in early 2022 from local developer Robert Chou, the 404-foot-tall structure will yield 206 condominium units, 7,120 square feet of ground-floor retail space, and a cellar level. CP VII 78th Street Owner is the owner and Carmel Construction East is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the southwestern corner of First Avenue and East 78th Street.

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Flatbush Tower exterior render, courtesy of OPerA Studio

Feasibility Study Underway for Flatbush Tower at 399-401 Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

A feasibility study has been commissioned for Flatbush Tower, a 12-story residential building which would potentially be located at 399-401 Flatbush Avenue near Grand Army Plaza in Prospect Heights. OPerA Studio was tasked to evaluate the potential for developing the site, which presently houses a small commercial building and a four-story residential structure.

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