Curtain wall installation is moving along on The Willoughby, a 34-story structure at 196 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by RXR Realty, the 435-foot-tall structure is part of the ongoing expansion of Long Island University‘s Brooklyn campus. The development, which is alternately addressed as 61 DeKalb Avenue, will bring a mixture of residential units, academic and office space, a new athletic field, and parking for 564 vehicles.
The affordable housing lottery is now open for Roosevelt Parc, a 15-story mixed-use development at 37-46 72nd Street in Jackson Heights, Queens. Developed by partners Werber Real Estate and Socius Development Group and designed by Marvel Architects, the building yields a total 154 units in a mix of studios, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 34 apartments for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $38,435 to $183,300.
Rezoning proposals from a local developer reveal what could be a new 11-story affordable housing building in the Mott Haven section of The Bronx. Located at 431 Concord Avenue, the building would comprise 87,369 square feet and yield 92 affordable units.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1194 Bedford Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Putnam Avenue and Jefferson Avenue, the interior lot is four blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train. Israel Zajgarten of Spencer Developers Inc is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction continues to move toward completion at 11 Hoyt Street, a 57-story residential skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Developed by Tishman Speyer and designed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang with Hill West Architects as the architect of record, the 620-foot-tall structure stands out on the skyline with its distinctive rippling façade. Michaelis Boyd Associates is leading the interior design for the property’s 481 residential units, which come in 190 unique layouts. Edmund Hollander of Hollander Design is in charge of the landscaping for the building’s private outdoor green spaces.