NYCHA has revealed its plans to renovate Frederick E. Samuel Apartments, a 42-building affordable housing portfolio in Harlem. The Frederick Samuel Apartments stretch from West 139th Street to West 147th Street, between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Lenox Avenue. The portfolio includes 664 units and houses 1,379 residents, some of whom reside in buildings more than 100 years old.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story residential building at 2829 Valentine Avenue in Jerome Park, The Bronx. Located between East 197th and East 198th Streets, the interior lot is three blocks north of the Kingsbridge Road subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Boris Babakhanov of Bolex GC Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Rose Castle, a nine-story mixed-use building at 33 Little Nassau Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Archimaera Architecture and developed by Riverside Developers, the structure yields 86 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 59 units for residents at 70 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $50,709 to $167,570.
Excavation is continuing at 262 Fifth Avenue, the site of a proposed 1,043-foot residential supertall in NoMad and number eight on our year-end construction countdown. Designed by Russian-based firm Meganom with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Boris Kuzinez of Five Points Development under the Five Points 262 Project, LLC, the 60-story tower will yield 139,168 square feet of residential space divided into 41 residential units and 10,850 square feet of retail space on the first two floors. CM & Associates Construction Management, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and West 29th Street.
J Frankl Associates has revealed renderings of a new 28-story tower in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan. Located at at 620 West 153rd Street, the 28-story building will house a mix of rental apartments, a vast range of amenities, and an unspecified community facility.