The glass facade is continuing its climb at Two Blue Slip, aka 41 Blue Slip , in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the second tower to rise in the Greenpoint Landing master plan. The topped-out reinforced concrete structure, which stands 40 stories tall above the waterfront, is designed by Handel Architects and co-developed by Park Tower Group and Brookfield Property Partners. L+M Development Partners is the third developer of Greenpoint Landing, but not for this particular tower. 41 Blue Slip stands taller than its adjacent residential sibling One Blue Slip, aka 37 Blue Slip, the first to be erected at the waterfront site.
Façade work is moving along on 200 Kent Avenue, a full-block development in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The six-story, 83-foot-tall development is bounded by Kent Avenue, River Street, Metropolitan Avenue, and North Third Street, and is only one block away from the East River. The reinforced concrete structure is designed by ME Architect P.C. and developed by Cornell Realty Management. The lot was purchased for $33 million by two anonymous entities in the summer of 2016.
Breaking Ground, New York’s largest supportive housing provider, is set to begin construction this week on Betances Residence, a new supportive, affordable housing property at 443 East 142nd Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Designed by COOKFOX, Betances Residence is expected to debut in 2021 and will contain 152 units for the formerly homeless and low-income seniors.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story community facility at 481 East 164th Street in Morrisania, The Bronx. Located on the corner of Washington Avenue and East 164th Street, the lot is six blocks east of the Melrose Metro-North train station. Alphonse Lembo under the New Roads Plaza Owner LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. Permits were filed back in 2015 for a similar proposal with health services provided by Urban Pathways.
This week Boston Properties filed permits for a 56-story commercial building at 3 Hudson Boulevard, also known as 400 Eleventh Avenue in Hudson Yards, Manhattan. Located between 34th and 35th Streets, the empty lot is one block from the 34th Street-Hudson Yards subway station, serviced by the 7 train. The proposed 888-foot-tall tower will yield 1,538,210 square feet of commercial space.