Scaffolding has begun to come down from FÖRENA, revealing the brick façade of the 12-story residential building at 540 Sixth Avenue in Chelsea. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Landsea Homes and DNA Development, the 80,000-square-foot building will yield 50 units in one- to three-bedroom layouts marketed by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of The Eklund Gomes Team at Douglas Elliman. Ryder Construction Co. is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue.
New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and DevelopmentMonadnock, Sisters of Charity Housing Development Corporation, and The Master Group to construct a new 100 percent affordable housing property in Stapleton, Staten Island. The development will create 360 new affordable homes with more than half designated for the formerly homeless, extremely-low, and very low-income households.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 2905 West 17th Street in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Located between Mermaid and Surf Avenues, the interior lot is three blocks west of the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue subway station, serviced by the F, N, and Q trains. George Rigas is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 3220 Tiemann Avenue in Baychester, The Bronx. Located one block from Haffen Park on a dead-end block, the interior lot is walking distance from the Baychester Avenue subway station, serviced by the B train. Ron Karo of Mona Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
While concrete details remain unconfirmed, the first Request for Proposal (RFP) submission for the site of a future supertall north of Related Companies’ Hudson Yards complex has now been unveiled. The ground-up 1,663-foot-tall building would become one of the tallest towers in New York City by both architectural and roof height, on the site of the former Hudson Spire proposal. Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates is the architect, while developers include Deryl McKissick, The Peebles Corporation, Exact Capital Group, and the Witkoff Group. The envisioned master plan would sit on a 1.2-acre lot, dubbed “Site K,” at 418 11th Avenue, bound by West 35th and West 36th Street, Hudson Boulevard West, and 11th Avenue.