The affordable housing lottery has launched for 595 Dean Street, a two-tower mixed-use development part of Pacific Park in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by TF Cornerstone, the structure yields with 558 market-rate apartments, 240 affordable housing units, a 60,000-square-foot public plaza, and 3,412 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 240 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $78,515 to $187,330.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 2527 Grand Avenue in University Heights, The Bronx. Located between West 190th Street and West 192nd Street, the lot is near the Fordham Road subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Ascher Berkowitz of Big Dream Developers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
On Friday, April 28, the Tiffany & Co. flagship store reopened its doors to the public at 727 Fifth Avenue after a four-year renovation and structural expansion project in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by OMA partners Shohei Shigematsu and Jake Forster with interiors by Peter Marino Architects, the undertaking involved the construction of a new three-story volume above the parapet of the 83-year-old building and the gut renovation of 8,400 square feet of its interiors. Now rebranded as “The Landmark,” the commercial property’s modernization was reportedly the largest single-store investment to date by Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (LVMH), the company’s owner and majority stakeholder. CallisonRTKL was the architect of record, WSP was the structural and MEP engineer, and Structure Tone was the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street along Billionaires’ Row.
Helsinn, a global biopharmaceutical company, recently moved into a new 25,000-square-foot office space completed by SJP Project Solutions at 200 Wood Avenue South in Iselin, New Jersey. Located on the building’s first floor, the specialized workspace now includes multiple conference and meeting rooms, dedicated training spaces, open collaboration areas, a wellness room, and a private outdoor terrace.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 236 Berry Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between North 1st Street and Grand Street, the lot is near the Bedford Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Hershy Silberstein of Blue Shine Builders Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.