Harlem Academy’s permanent new home is now complete and officially open at 655 St. Nicholas Avenue in Manhattan’s Hamilton Heights neighborhood. The five-story building unifies the school’s operations and classroom facilities, which were previously scattered across three rented, non-contiguous storefronts.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Rockaway Village Apartments, three residential buildings at 1701, 1721, and 1725 Village Lane in Far Rockaway, Queens. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Phipps Houses, the structures yield a total 1,693 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 692 units for residents at 30 to 100 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $15,806 to $148,000. Due to system capacity limitations the 550 units advertised do not represent actual unit availability. There are an additional 18 studios, 26 one-bedrooms, 72 two-bedrooms, and 26 three-bedroom units in the 100 percent AMI tier not reflected below.
Permits have been filed for a conversion on an existing two-story building into a seven-story residential development at 857 Lexington Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Patchen Avenue and Broadway, the interior lot is three blocks south of the Kosciuszko Street subway station, serviced by the J train. Abraham Gelbstein is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is nearing completion on 50 Hudson Yards, a 1,011-foot-tall commercial skyscraper in Hudson Yards and number ten on our year-end countdown. Designed by Foster + Partners and developed by Related Companies and Oxford Properties, the 58-story Midtown, Manhattan supertall is the largest office building in the complex by volume at 2.9 million square feet and occupies a full-block parcel bound by West 34th Street to the north, Tenth Avenue to the east, West 33rd Street to the south, and Hudson Boulevard to the west.
Cammeby’s International Group and Rybak Development have revealed the next phase of construction for Neptune/Sixth, an expanding mixed-use community in the heart of Coney Island. Located at 532 Neptune Avenue, this next phase will see the completion of three individual towers comprising a mix of apartments, amenities, ground-floor commercial space, community facilities, and 535 parking spaces.