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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Renderings of proposed ground floor alteration at 21 East 63rd Street

Renderings Reveal Ground-Floor Alterations for 21 East 63rd Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing proposals for façade alterations at 21 East 63rd Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The alterations pertain only to the building’s entryway, but given the property’s location within a historic district, the LPC must grant the proposals a Certificate of Appropriateness before construction can begin.

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Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 95 Units at One Archer in Jamaica, Queens

The affordable housing lottery has launched for One Archer, a 24-story residential building at 160-05 Archer Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Shorewood Real Estate Group, the structure yields 315 residences and 131,282 square feet of ground-floor retail. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 95 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $53,143 to $167,570.

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YIMBY Scopes Views from ODA’s 208 Delancey Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side

YIMBY took a construction tour of 208 Delancey Street, a 12-story condominium building that topped out on Manhattan’s Lower East Side late last year. Designed by ODA New York and developed by New Empire Corporation, the L-shaped 85,000-square-foot reinforced concrete superstructure will yield 85 units at the corner of Pitt and Delancey Streets. Compass is handling sales and marketing for the condominiums, which range from studios to three-bedroom floor plans. Prices range from $625,000 for a studio to $2.655 million for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom penthouse unit. ASH NYC curated and staged a pair of model homes for the property.

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