Following a $1.55 billion renovation, the Jacob K. Javits Center in Midtown, Manhattan now features a one-acre rooftop farm. The working farm is expected to generate up to 40,000 pounds of produce each year.
Permits have been filed to expand a four-story education building into a seven-story residential building at 87 Irving Place in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Located between Putnam Avenue and Fulton Street, the lot is three blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train. Robert Michaeli of Brooklyn B Company Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 3013 Eastchester Road, a five-story residential building in Baychester, The Bronx. Designed by KR Design Group and developed by Brian O’Donovan of Brivan Holdings LLC, the structure yields 20 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $57,772 to $139,620.
Façade work is continuing on 200 Montague Street, a 20-story residential building in the Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District of Brooklyn Heights. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle with James M. Patterson of Ancora Engineering and developed by Midtown Equities, the 140,700-square-foot structure will yield 121 rental units marketed by M.N.S. Real Estate NYC for Aurora Capital Associates. Cauldwell Wingate is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Court and Clinton Streets.
JLL Capital Markets has delivered $28.5 million in financing for The Ashton, a 93-unit rental building in Jersey City. The Ashton is located at 2 Ash Street in the city’s Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood and was completed last year.