Construction is going vertical on Waterview at Greenpoint, a two-tower residential development along Newtown Creek on the Greenpoint, Brooklyn waterfront. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Clipper Equity, the 811,000-square-foot project consists of the 30-story, 222-unit 77 Commercial Street and the 40-story, 298-unit 87 Commercial Street, which will rise from a shared seven-story podium. Of the 720 units, 200 are slated as affordable. A 300-car parking garage will also sit below grade. Waterview at Greenpoint is rising at the confluence of Commercial and Box Streets on a plot that once housed a two-story, 95,000-square-foot warehouse. Ray Builders Inc. is the general contractor,Hatfield Group is serving as the facade consultants, and WSP is the structural engineer.
Renderings from BDF Design illustrate a new mixed-use property at 2134 Coyle Street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. The proposed building will comprise just over 207,000 square feet with a mix of market-rate and permanently affordable housing, ground-floor retail, and two levels of sub-grade parking designed to accommodate up to 195 vehicles.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 340 Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Located between Carlton Avenue and Adelphi Street, the 9,696-square-foot lot is within walking distance of the Clinton-Washington Avenues subway station, serviced by the G train. Marisol Diaz is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 1677 Townsend Avenue in Tremont, The Bronx. Located between Walton and Jerome Avenues, the 3,333-square-foot lot is close to the 174-175th Streets subway station, serviced by the B and D trains, and the Mt. Eden Avenue station, serviced by the 4 train. Yaakov Lefkowitz of Lefko Capital Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Demolition work is ramping up at 343 Madison Avenue, site of a 1,050-foot commercial supertall in Midtown East. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Boston Properties, the 754,120-square-foot structure will yield 748,618 square feet of office space, 2,130 square feet of retail space, and 2,372 square feet of subterranean circulation paths to Grand Central Terminal and the future East Side Access project. The skyscraper is replacing a 105-year-old 15-story building between East 44th and 45th Streets that formerly housed the Metropolitan Transportation Authority headquarters.