New renderings from S. Wieder Architect are the first to reveal a 16-story mixed-use building at 35 Fourth Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. The building will comprise just over 132,000 square feet with a mix of rental apartments, retail space, a community facility, and a parking garage.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 1268 Shakespeare Avenue in Highbridge, The Bronx. Located between Jerome Avenue and West 169th Street, the lot is near the 170th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Zev Mayer of Skyrock NYC Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
At number 21 on our year-end countdown is 12 West 57th Street, a 672-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill and developed by Sheldon Solow of Solow Management Corp., who filed permits for the proposal in 2019, the tower will rise along Billionaires’ Row between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and West 56th and 57th Streets. Before construction can break ground, the remaining two structures occupying the plot from 10 to 20 West 57th Street must first be demolished.
Hudson River Park Trust has kicked off construction for phase two of the Chelsea Waterside Park Expansion Project. Wedged between 23rd Street, Eleventh Avenue, and the West Side Highway, the project site will eventually include a permanent picnic area, new public restrooms or comfort stations, an expanded turf field for sports, a small concession stand, and an expanded dog run with pet-accessible fountains.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 980 Westchester Avenue, a seven-story mixed-use building in Foxhurst, The Bronx. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed by The Doe Fund and Bolivar Development, the structure yields 150 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 119 units for residents at 30 to 70 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $14,915 to $103,600.