Construction is complete on the John A. Paulson Center, a 23-story academic building for New York University at 181 Mercer Street in Greenwich Village. Designed by Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake, the 735,000-square-foot structure is the largest expansion in the history of the campus and consists of three glass-clad towers rising from a podium spanning a full city block. Permasteelisa engineered and manufactured the facade, and Turner Construction Company was the contractor for the $1.2 billion project, which is bound by Bleecker Street to the north, Houston Street to the south, Mercer Street to the east, and I.M. Pei’s University Village complex to the west.
The Fountains, a 1,163-units affordable housing complex in East New York, Brooklyn is now 100 percent leased. Developed by The Arker Companies, the complex spans 35 acres and includes six buildings located at 11629 Seaview Avenue, 911 Erskine Street, 10 Schroeder’s Walk, 702 Vandalia Avenue, 881 Erskine Street, and 894 Fountain Avenue.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 55 Borinquen Place in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between South 3rd Street and Marcy Avenue, the lot is three blocks north of the Marcy Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Yisroel Greenfeld is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Curtain wall installation is slowly progressing on 450 Eleventh Avenue, a 51-story hotel skyscraper in Hudson Yards. Designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Group, the 642-foot-tall structure will yield 379 guest rooms, a business center, a ballroom, and a fourth-floor restaurant with a bar and an outdoor terrace. Atria Builders is the general contractor for the Midtown, Manhattan property, which is located at the corner of West 37th Street and Eleventh Avenue, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Construction continues on 12 Broome Street, a four-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by ABA Studio DPC and developed by Broome Residence LLC, the 4,728-square-foot structure will yield four units spanning between 1,040 to 1,324 square feet each. S. Goolcharan Construction is the general contractor of the property, which is located between McGuinness Boulevard to the east and Graham Avenue to the west.