Construction on the full-block development at Front & York is swiftly ascending at 85 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by CIM Group and LIVWRK, the the 1.1-million-square-foot residential project will rise 21 stories and yield 728 apartments that start around $950,000.
New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will decide the fate of a new nine-story hotel to be constructed within the historic Margaret Louisa Home in Manhattan. The existing six-story structure at 16 East 16th Street was completed in 1891 and included 78 bedrooms, parlor and reception rooms, private dining areas, a public restaurant, and laundry facilities for over 100 women who lived in the building.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 14-54 31st Avenue in Astoria, Queens. Located between 14th Street and 21st Street, the interior lot is near the 30th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Ke An Chen under K & J International Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 39-04 29th Street in Long Island City, Queens. Located between 39th Avenue and 40th Avenue, the lot is two blocks from the 39th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Nestor Varela under the 39-08 29th Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Installation has begun on the first portions of the glass curtain wall of the main profile at 540 Fulton Street, a mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at the corner of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue, work on the 511-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure topped out in the fourth quarter of 2019. The 43-story building is designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management. The project will contain 330,000 square feet, with 71,844 square feet allocated to commercial use and 22,054 square feet designated for retail on the lower floors. The remaining 239,142 square feet will be spread across 327 residential units. Zebian International Facade Solutions is the manufacturer for the curtain wall.