Exterior work is progressing on FÖRENA, a 12-story residential building at 540 Sixth Avenue in Chelsea. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Landsea Homes and DNA Development, the 80,000-square-foot reinforced concrete structure will yield 50 units in one- to three-bedroom layouts marketed by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of The Eklund Gomes Team at Douglas Elliman. Ryder Construction Co. is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue.
An extensive renovation of the historic ‘Lever House’ in Midtown East officially kicked off this week. Valued at $100 million, the project aims to transform and modernize the commercial property into a boutique office tower, while also restoring areas of the building that have not withstood the tests of time.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Third at Bankside, two 25-story towers and one 17-story building atop an eight-story podium at 2401 3rd Avenue in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Designed by Hill West Architects with interiors by Whitehall Interiors and developed by Brookfield Properties, the structure yields 450 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 134 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $61,543 to $167,570.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 275 Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Boerum Street and Broadway, the lot is just north of the Broadway Triangle, the Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the J and M trains and the Broadway station, serviced by the G train. Hamilton Eastman and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is nearing completion on 76 Eighth Avenue, a ten-story commercial structure in Greenwich Village. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by Sang Lee, Noviprop, and Plus Development, the 120-foot-tall structure will yield 30,000 square feet of office space and ground-floor retail. RAAD Studios designed the lobby space and Plus Design Studios designed the office interiors for the property, which is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street, on the border of the Meatpacking District, Chelsea, and West Village neighborhoods.