Excavation Underway for SOM’s 941-Foot-Tall 625 Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn

Excavation work has begun at 625 Fulton Street, site of a proposed 941-foot tall, 79-story mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Rabsky Group, which purchased the site for $158 million, the 1.8-million-square-foot project is planned to yield a mix of offices, residential units, retail space, an elementary school, and a public plaza. The property is located between Fulton Street to the south, Hudson Avenue to the west, DeKalb Avenue to the north, and Rockwell Place to the east.

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249 East 50th Street’s Exterior Continues to Take Shape in Turtle Bay, Manhattan

Façade installation is continuing on 249 East 50th Street, a 15-story residential building in the Midtown East neighborhood of  Turtle Bay. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Tun Kyaw, the 151-foot-tall structure will yield 29 condominium units spread across 50,000 square feet, for an average of 1,700 square feet each. 249 East 50th Street is located near the corner of East 50th Street and Second Avenue.

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336-338 East 28th Street in Flatbush, Brooklyn. All images courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

Affordable Housing Units Still Available at 336-338 East 28th Street in Flatbush, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 336-338 East 28th Street, a four-story residential building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The development yields six residences and is designed by S. Wieder Architect. Available on NYC Housing Connect are two units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $63,429 to $139,620.

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One Willoughby Square’s Exterior Nears Completion in Downtown Brooklyn

Exterior work is getting closer to completion on One Willoughby Square, a 495-foot-tall commercial skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Alternately addressed as 420 Albee Square, the 36-story structure is designed by FXCollaborative for JEMB Realty and will yield 500,000 square feet of Class A office space. One Willoughby Square is set to open as the tallest new office building in Brooklyn and is bound by Albee Square West to the east, Willoughby Street to the north, and Duffield Street to the west. Gilbane Building Company is in charge of construction for the project.

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