Construction is complete on VU, a 36-story residential tower at 368 Third Avenue in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of Kips Bay. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Minrav Development, the 145,000-square-foot structure yields 100 condominium units in studio to three-bedroom layouts and duplex penthouses with interiors designed by Paris Forino. Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing is exclusively handling the marketing and sales for the property, which is located on Third Avenue between East 26th and East 27th Streets.
Fisher Brothers have completed a large-scale improvement project at Fisher Park, a publicly accessible urban space at 1345 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown, Manhattan. The improvements include free public wifi, over 100 feet of bench seating, raised planters, tables and chairs throughout the plaza, and new granite pavers, steps, and lighting.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1985 Honeywell Avenue, an eight-story mixed-use building in West Farms, The Bronx. Designed by Fred Geremia Architects & Planners and developed by Durgaj Properties, the structure yields 33 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 10 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $60,000 to $187,330.
Permits have been filed for a 10-story mixed-use building at 280 Eighth Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan. Located between 24th and 25th Streets, the lot is two blocks from the 23rd Street subway station, serviced by the C and E trains. Maria Rosenfeld of Red Apple Group under the CATS 280 Eighth Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The newly constructed 1998 Second Avenue is expected to begin occupancy in September. Developed by Bolivar Development and designed by GF55 Architects, the 12-story structure will bring 164 rental units and an expansive amenity package to Second Avenue between 102nd and 103rd Streets. Leasing is being handled by Cantor Pecorella with pricing starting at $2,400 per month.