Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and the Jersey City Parks Coalition have revealed plans to expand the city’s Fairmount Square Park to create a new outdoor destination for Bergen-Lafayette residents. The expansion was made possible by the acquisition of an auto body storage lot, which cost the city $275,000.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2065-2067 Ryer Avenue, a 12-story residential building in Fordham Heights, The Bronx. Designed by Badaly Architect and developed by UA Builders Group, the structure yields 134 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 40 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $52,766 to $167,570.
Permits have been filed to turn a one-story commercial building into an 11-story mixed-use development at 526 Baltic Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located between Nevins Street and Third Avenue, the lot is within walking distance of the Atlantic Avenue-Barclay Center subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, and R trains. Scott Pedowitz of Pedowitz Machinery Movers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY spotted a new aerial rendering for 589 Fulton Street, a 52-story mixed-use skyscraper proposed for Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Witkoff and Apollo Global Management, the 575-foot-tall, 597,824-square-foot tower will rise from a plot bound by DeKalb Avenue to the north, Flatbush Avenue Extension diagonally to the east, Fulton Street to the south, and Bond Street to the west.
GDS Development Management and Klövern recently celebrated the completion and opening of 28&7, a new office building in Chelsea. The 12-story building is located at the corner of 28th Street and Seventh Avenue and comprises more than 90,000 square feet.