Construction is finishing up on 661 Driggs Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Bogue Trondowski Architect, the 15,910-square-foot structure will yield ten units spread across 11,720 square feet and 5,000 square feet of retail space for two tenants on the ground floor and cellar level. Brooklyn Rose LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located by the intersection of Driggs and Metropolitan Avenues.
The Municipal Art Society of New York has received a $200,000 grant from The New York Community Trust to support historic preservation projects in local neighborhoods. Known as the Enduring Culture Initiative, the program aims to widely distribute the benefits of historic preservation at sites and neighborhoods with unique character and cultural significance.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 73-65 Yellowstone Boulevard, an 11-story residential building in Forest Hills, Queens. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Slate Property Group and Grobman-Gross Properties, the structure yields 166 apartments. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 50 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $94,286 to $198,250.
Excavation is progressing at 14 White Street, the site of a seven-story residential building in Lower Manhattan’s Tribeca East Historic District. Designed by NAVA and DXA Studios and developed by 14 White Street Property Owner LLC, the 30,000-square-foot structure will yield ten condominium units ranging from 1,200-square-foot two-bedroom homes to four-bedroom layouts spanning 4,000 square feet, as well as 3,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor and cellar. Central is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by White Street to the south and Sixth Avenue to the east.
Construction is now topped out at 651 Fourth Avenue, an 11-story mixed-use building in South Slope, Brooklyn. Designed by INOA Architecture for New Leaf Development, the building’s cellar and ground floors will contain a small retail volume with 26 apartments and amenity spaces above.