At the end of 2014, YIMBY posted the first renderings for the Collegiate Campus’ expansion at 301 Freedom Place South, between West 61st and 62nd Streets in the new Riverside Center development, which was initially set to be designed by Gluck+. Since then, Kohn Pedersen Fox has replaced Gluck+ as the design architect, and we now have the first rendering of what the building will actually look like.
The wrecking ball came last year for an aging factory at 10 Lexington Avenue, on the corner of Grand Avenue in Clinton Hill. Now, a five-story apartment building is rising in its place, and YIMBY has the first renderings of the project.
A forlorn industrial area next to the Cross Bronx Expressway in West Farms may finally see new life, now that plans have been filed for a large affordable housing development there. Prolific affordable developer Monadnock Construction hopes to build a 15-story mixed-use building at 1905 West Farms Road, near the Bronx River and P.S. 214.
Over a year ago, YIMBY reported on filings for a seven-story, 75-unit residential and retail development at 84 North 3rd Street, in northern Williamsburg. Now, Hudson Companies has landed $47 million in loans to acquire the land and to fund their development, which spans 84-94 North 3rd Street and 112-125 Metropolitan Avenue. The project will actually be two buildings totaling 95 residential units, with 20% set aside for affordable housing, according to Commercial Observer. One building will be six stories and the other seven, and 15,000 square feet of ground-floor retail is expected. Marvel Architects is designing, and ABS Partners Real Estate owns a 50% stake in the property. Completion is slated for late 2017.
John Quadrozzi Jr., owner of the Gowanus Bay Terminal, at 699 Columbia Street in Red Hook, is proposing to sail the deteriorating 990-foot-long S.S. United States to his dock and transform the ship into office space and entertainment facilities, according to The Brooklyn Paper. The vessel has 12 decks and roughly 500,000 square feet of usable floor space, and would be self-sustaining, energy-wise, using solar, wind, and waste energy. The project could cost as much as $200 million, and Quadrozzi is currently in discussions with developers, investors, and government officials.