Work has begun on the curtain wall of 111 Varick Street, a topped-out 27-story residential building in Hudson Square. Designed by S9 Architecture and developed by Madigan Development, project is located at the northern corner of Varick Street and Broome Street, near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel. CM & Associates is in charge of the construction process, which has shifted to the installation of the building’s signature slate-colored geometric paneling.
Local design firm J Frankl Associates, also referred to as J Frankl C Mallea Architects & Engineers, has published renderings of an eight-story mixed-use building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at 1694 Church Avenue, the structure will top out at 84 feet and contain 33,800 square feet of residential space and 7,250 square feet of commercial area, in addition to parking accommodations for 25 vehicles and 25 bikes. The residential component will be divided among 49 apartments, most likely rentals based on the average scope of 690 square feet.
The Department of Housing Preservation and Development has filed permits for four residential buildings at 83, 91, 93, and 95 Gateway Drive in East New York‘s Starrett City. Michael Gelfand of MHG Architects is listed as the architect of record for the four-story developments, which will be located adjacent to the Gateway Center shopping mall.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1804 Palisade Place in Morris Heights, The Bronx. Located between Popham Avenue and Sedgwick Avenue, the lot is four blocks from the Morris Heights Metro-North train station. Kambiz Yaghoobian under the 18 Place LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Façade work on the Turkevi Center at 821 First Avenue in the Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay is taking shape. Located at the intersection of East 46th Street and First Avenue, the topped-out reinforced concrete skyscraper rises 563 feet and will eventually serve as the consulate of the Republic of Turkey. Perkins Eastman is the designer of the 35-story mixed-use development.