A new rendering has been released for 350 Park Avenue, a proposed 1,350-foot commercial supertall in Midtown East, Manhattan. Designed by Norman Foster of Foster + Partners and developed by Vornado Realty Trust and Rudin Management, the 51-story structure is planned to yield 1.7 million square feet of office space, of which the hedge fund Citadel LLC is slated to occupy roughly 54 percent. The project site is bound by East 52nd Street to the north, East 51st Street to the south, and Park Avenue to the east.
Construction is rising on the North Brooklyn Community Boathouse, a five-story commercial building at 51 Ash Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Jeffrey Kamen Architect and developed by a non-profit organization formerly known as the North Brooklyn Boat Club, the 60-foot-tall, 18,106-square-foot structure will feature a 9,856-square-foot hotel component with 11 rooms and an 8,250-square-foot community facility. Brooklyn Construction Group is the general contractor for the project, which is located along Ash Street between Newtown Creek and the Pulaski Bridge.
Slate Property Group and Avenue Realty Capital have closed on a $55 million loan to complete a 19-story residential building at 159 Boerum Street in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects, the 80,000-square-foot structure will yield 120 units, with 19 reserved for affordable housing. Amenities will include a fitness center, a roof deck, a parking garage, and bike storage. The property is located between Graham Avenue and Humboldt Street.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 2039 Westchester Avenue in Parkchester, The Bronx. Located between Pugsley Avenue and Olmstead Avenue, the lot is in walking distance of the Castle Hill Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Jai Patel of PHG Construction Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Foundations are approaching street level at 30 India Street, the site of a six-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by JWC Architect Engineer and developed by Miriam and Ken Chan of 32 Tower LLC, which purchased the property for $7.15 million in 2006, the 67-foot-tall structure will yield 52 rental apartments spread across 42,500 square feet, as well as 3,500 square feet of commercial space and 850 square feet of community facility space. Titan Realty & Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of India and West Streets.