The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Bishop Rene Valero Senior Residence, a six-story mixed-use building at 23-11 31st Road in Astoria, Queens. Designed by Dattner Architects and developed by Catholic Charities, the structure yields 102 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 35 units for residents at 40 to 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $0 to $53,700.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story residential building at 2183 Morris Avenue in Tremont, The Bronx. Located between East 182nd Street and Anthony Baez Place, the lot is two blocks from the 182-183 Streets subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Arben Mitaj of Euro Tech Developers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Curtain wall installation is nearing the parapet of 660 Fifth Avenue, a 39-story commercial tower undergoing modernization in Midtown. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Brookfield Properties, the project involves interior renovations and the full re-cladding of the 64-year-old structure, which will yield 1.25 million square feet of office space and is expected to achieve LEED Gold certification. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is located along Fifth Avenue between West 52nd and 53rd Streets and was formerly addressed as 666 Fifth Avenue.
A new synagogue and community center for the Bais Shmuel Chabad has broken ground in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located at the corner of Union Street and Albany Avenue, the new building will contain religious worship and ceremonial spaces, a social hall for events, and a small community housing component.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Ariel, an 11-story residential building at 44-46 Purves Street in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Gerald J. Caliendo Architects, the structure yields 49 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 15 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $68,572 to $167,570.