One Domino Square Tops Out at 346 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The 13th-tallest building on our year-end construction countdown is One Domino Square, a residential complex with two towers standing 574 and 472 feet tall at 346 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Selldorf Architects and developed by Two Trees, the 57- and 39-story structures will yield 600 units with both condominium and rental apartments. 346 Kent Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is known as Site D in the Domino Sugar waterfront master plan from SHoP Architects and James Corner Field Operations and is bound by the former Domino Sugar Refinery at 292 Kent Avenue to the north, Kent Avenue to the east, and River Street and Domino Park to the west.

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Jasper Progresses at 2-33 50th Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

Construction is rising on Jasper, a 13-story residential building at 2-33 50th Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by S9 Architecture and developed by The Domain Companies, LMXD, and The Vorea Group, the 125-foot-tall structure will span 550,000 square feet and yield 499 units in studio to three-bedroom layouts with 150 reserved for affordable housing, as well as 40,000 square feet of retail space, 503 square feet for a community facility that will be built as part of the Brownfield Award, 111 enclosed parking spaces, and a 30-foot-long rear yard. Congress Builders is the general contractor for the $370 million project, which is alternately addressed as 49-20 5th Street and bound by 49th Avenue to the north, 50th Avenue to the south, and 5th Street to the east.

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Rendering of indoor garden at Baisley Park, courtesy of Slate Property Group

JFK Airport Hotel To Be Converted Into Affordable Housing at 144-02 135th Avenue in South Jamaica, Queens

Slate Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership have completed the acquisition of the former JFK Hilton Hotel at 144-02 135th Avenue in South Jamaica, Queens, paving the way for a landmark affordable housing project. This initiative marks the first-ever conversion of a former hotel into permanently affordable housing under New York’s Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act (HONDA).

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