The Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation recently submitted proposals to New York City’s Department of City Planning to facilitate the redevelopment of a 29-acre stretch of waterfront industrial property and surrounding lands in Flushing, Queens. The proposals were drafted in collaboration with Langan Engineering and Environmental Services and contain new renderings from Hill West Architects offering a first look at what’s to come.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 910 Bergen Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Classon Avenue and Franklin Avenue, the lot is five blocks south of the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains and three blocks north of the Park Place station, serviced by the S shuttle train. Deborah Jones is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Demolition is almost complete at 80 Flatbush Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, the site of an 840-foot-tall skyscraper, the 17th tallest project underway in New York City. A large amount of debris and rubble is scattered across the narrow, triangular property and awaiting removal. The steel frame of a previous structure is still standing but will soon be knocked down to make way for the new multi-structure, mixed-use complex developed by Alloy Development.
Foundation work has partially reached street level at 50 Trinity Place in the Financial District, the site of a new Aloft Hotel. The first half of the ground-floor slab has been formed, while the eastern half has yet to catch up. Bundles of steel rebar for the columns can also be spotted standing vertically on the property. Located diagonally across from Trinity Church at the corner of Trinity Place and Rector Street, the project is designed by Peter Poon Architects and is being developed by FIT Investment Corporation, which purchased the Lower Manhattan site for $15 million in 2012.
Construction has started on Park Haven Apartments, a new mixed-income apartment complex in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Located at the corner of East 142nd Street and St. Ann’s Avenue, the ten-story building includes 178 residential units, a ground-level grocery store, and community facilities.