168 Plymouth Street Completes Construction in DUMBO, Brooklyn

Construction is complete on 168 Plymouth Street, a ten-story residential project in the DUMBOBrooklyn Historic District. Designed and developed by Alloy Development, the project involved the renovation and repurposing of the 102-year-old Concrete Daylight Factory at 42 Jay Street and the 132-year-old Brick & Timber Building at 50 Jay Street, with a one-story extension above the latter’s parapet. The property yields 46 units at the southwestern corner of Plymouth and Jay Streets, a short walk from the East River waterfront and Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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Façade Installation Begins for 77-87 Commercial Street as Construction Rises in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Façade installation has begun as construction continues to rise on 77-87 Commercial Street, a two-tower development along Newtown Creek in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Clipper Equity, the project consists of the 40-story, 298-unit 87 Commercial Street and the 30-story, 222-unit 77 Commercial Street, connected by a shared seven-story podium. The 811,000-square-foot property will yield 200 affordable housing units and a 300-vehicle parking garage below grade. Ray Builders Inc. is the general contractor, Hatfield Group is the façade consultant, RC Structures is pouring the concrete, and WSP is the structural engineer for the complex, which is located at the confluence of Commercial and Box Streets.

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45-30 Pearson Street’s Brick Cladding Progresses in Long Island City, Queens

Brickwork is progressing on 45-30 Davis Street, a 21-story residential tower in Long Island CityQueens. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by ZD Jasper Realty and Ascent Development, the 229-foot-tall, 62,000-square-foot building will yield 82 residences averaging 750 square feet as well as ground-floor retail space and 34 parking spots. Tom Wu under Davis Street Development LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications, Modern Spaces is marketing the homes, and King Contracting Group is in charge of doing the brick work and the roofing for the property, which is located off Jackson Avenue between Pearson Street and Davis Street, a short walk from the Court Square station that services the 7, E, M, and G trains.

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