Construction has kicked off on a six-story residential building at 245 Franklin Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The structure will replace a single-story laundry business and will eventually top out at 65 feet tall. Designed by Charles Mallea, the building’s façade is comprised of red brick masonry with a black composite material at the roof level. The edge of the exterior along Franklin Avenue will feature large industrial-style windows and a series of private balconies.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 2686 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Located between West 102nd Street and West 103rd Street, the interior lot is steps from the 103rd Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train, and a short walk east to the 103rd Street station on Central Park West, serviced by the B and C trains. Developer Toll Brothers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1637 Dekalb Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Wyckoff Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue, the interior lot is steps from the Dekalb Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train and a short walk to the Knickerbocker Avenue station, serviced by the M train. Carolina Antolijao under the Dekalb Dream, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY has another set of illustrative renderings created by Siniaevart that showcase the three alternate conceptual building massings for 250 Water Street, a proposed skyscraper project from The Howard Hughes Corporation in the South Street Seaport District. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, the full-block development has the potential to use 700,000 square feet of unused air rights to achieve supertall status, which would make it the tallest structure in Lower Manhattan outside of the World Trade Center complex.
The Namdar Group and Modern Spaces have officially launched leasing at MRK, a new 16-story rental tower in Jersey City. Located at 97 Newkirk Street, the building is the most recent rental property to debut in the city’s Journal Square neighborhood.