Leasing has officially begun for DVORA 175, a 14-story rental building in downtown Jersey City. The new property is located at 175 Second Street at the verge of Jersey City’s Powerhouse Arts District, Hudson Exchanges, and The Waterfront neighborhoods.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 684 Dean Street in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Underhill Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue, the interior lot is a few blocks north of the 7th Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Sam Zima under the 684 Dean Partners LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is getting closer to completion on the Virgin Hotel, a 476-foot-tall tower at 1225 Broadway in NoMad. Designed by Stantec and developed by Lam Group, the 38-story project will yield a total of 300,000 square feet with 460 hotel rooms. Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group will be in charge of managing the property, which will be the first Virgin Hotel in New York City.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will soon review proposals from Morris Adjmi Architects and Hope Street Capital to construct a seven-story residential building behind a historic church at 959 Sterling Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Known today as the Hebron Seventh Day Adventist School, the structure was originally completed in 1889 and designated a New York City landmark in 2011.
Work is progressing on the warm-colored masonry walls and windows of the 230-foot-tall, 24-story expansion at 250 Fifth Avenue in NoMad. Designed by Perkins Eastman, PBDW Architects, and Martin Brudnizki Design Studio and developed by Flaneur Hospitality, the project also includes the renovation of the adjacent 115-year-old bank building designed by McKim, Mead & White. The property will eventually debut as The Fifth Avenue Hotel.