The affordable housing lottery has launched for 134-16 36th Road, a six-story mixed-use residential building at 133-33 36th Road in Flushing, Queens. Designed by Tan Architect and developed by Prince Property Development, the structure yields 26 residences, 18,083 square feet of commercial space, 706 square feet of community facility space, and 40 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $68,572 to $187,330.
Foundation work is underway at 403 East 79th Street, the site of a 30-story medical office building in the Yorkville section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Extell Development Company, the structure will yield 400,000 square feet of Class A offices and retail space on the ground floor and cellar levels. The Hospital for Special Surgery has signed on as the anchor tenant and will occupy 200,000 square feet across the first eight stories. Ancora Engineering is the engineer of record and Lendlease is the general contractor for the property, which is alternatively addressed as 1522 First Avenue and located between East 79th and East 80th Streets.
Repair work is set to begin on 18-20 Christopher Street, a pair of derelict two-story homes in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Owned by Nazarian Property Group, the structures have been issued an order to vacate from the Department of Buildings and currently stand in a state of significant disrepair. The townhomes at 18-20 Christopher Street were constructed in 1827 and are located between Gay Street to the east and Waverly Place to the west.
The City of New Rochelle has selected FXCollaborative to redesign its historic train station and the surrounding transit center. The goal of the project is to improve walkability and pedestrian flow, bicycle access, and aesthetic upgrades.
Last month the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency voted final approval of financial incentives for 70 Pier Street, a $11.5 million mixed-use, transit-oriented development in the Ludlow neighborhood of Yonkers.