Construction is rising on 61 Metropolitan Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Francisco Nunez of Studio Gallos and developed by Gabriel Grunblatt under the 61 Metropolitan LLC, the 74-foot-tall structure will span 24,257 square feet and yield 24 rental units with an average scope of 704 square feet, as well as 245 square feet of community facility space, a cellar level, and a 32-foot-long rear yard. G Group Associates is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot between Kent Avenue to the north and Wythe Avenue to the south.
Mayor Eric Adams has ushered in the next phase of the Midtown South Neighborhood Action Plan, a community development plan aimed at facilitating the conversion of office properties into multifamily residential buildings. Over time, the plan will update existing zoning rules and administrative hurdles that slow down the process for developers.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1688 East 18th Street in Homecrest, Brooklyn. Located between Kings Highway and Quentin Road, the lot is two blocks from the Kings Highway subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Asaf Haimoff is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is complete on 250 East 21st Street, a 13-story residential building in Gramercy Park, Manhattan. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Urban Development Partners, the 145-foot-tall structure yields 54 condominium units in one- to four-bedroom layouts with interiors by Paris Forino. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing‘s Eklund Gomes Team is leading sales and marketing for the homes with prices ranging from $1.2 to more than $6 million. Ross Associates was the general contractor for the property, which is located at corner of East 21st Street and Second Avenue.
Below-grade work is progressing at 161 Meserole Avenue, the site of an eight-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Kao Hwa Lee Architect P.C. and developed by SH Meserole LLC, which purchased the 15,390-square-foot plot for $2 million, the structure will replace three low-rise structures and yield an undisclosed number of units. Blue Shine Builder INC is the general contractor the project, which is located at the corner of Meserole Avenue and McGuinness Boulevard.