Proposals to construct a new 2,040-seat charter school at 79 Caven Point Avenue in Jersey City‘s Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood are now under review by the Jersey City Planning Board. Friends of Quality Education is the local non-profit organization behind the applications to construct the school, which will debut as the Canal Crossing Charter Public School Campus.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 6020 3rd Avenue, a five-story residential building in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Designed by Tan Architect and developed by Ai Yun Chen, the structure yields 53 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 16 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $99,258 to $187,330.
Foundation work is progressing at 125 West 57th Street, the site of a 26-story commercial building on Billionaires’ Row in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Alchemy Properties- ABR Partners, and Cain International, the 440-foot-tall structure will yield 185,000 square feet of Class A office space and a new ground-floor home for the Calvary Baptist Church, which has operated on the site since 1883. Leading Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues between One57 and 111 West 57th Street.
Construction is progressing on 735 Ninth Avenue, an eight-story residential building in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Designed by Bojidar Kadiev and developed by Joseph Galvano under the 735-739 Ninth Avenue Realty Corp., the structure will yield 12 units and ground-floor commercial space for a restaurant and retail tenant. Xenon Construction Group is the general contractor for the Midtown property, which is located near the corner of Ninth Avenue and West 50th Street.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Suffolk, a 31-story residential building at 55 Suffolk Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Developed by The Gotham Organization and designed by Dattner Architects and JG Neukomm Architecture, the structure yields 378 residences made up of 25 percent permanently affordable and 75 percent market rate units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 95 units for residents at 40 to 100 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $27,738 to $165,500.