YIMBY checked in on the progress made on NYU‘s expansion located at 181 Mercer Street in Greenwich Village. Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake are the designers of the full-block, 23-story, 750,000-square-foot structure, which sits along Houston Street directly to the east of I. M. Pei’s three-tower University Village complex. 181 Mercer Street is bound by Houston Street to the south, Mercer Street to the east, and Bleecker Street to the north.
The earth-toned brick masonry facade and grid of large square and narrow windows that make up the main southern elevation of 11-19 Jane Street is now complete, while work on the interiors should likely be wrapping up. Located in the Manhattan neighborhood of the West Village, the topped-out mixed-use residential and commercial project will soon debut as a 31,000-square-foot structure designed by London-based design firm David Chipperfield Architects, and developed by Edward Minskoff of Minskoff Equities. There will be a total of seven residential units inside, averaging 2,382 square feet each. The site is located between Greenwich Avenue and Eighth Avenue and is one street below Jackson Square Park.
Residents are now beginning occupancy at ‘BeLa’ one of the latest rental properties to debut in Jersey City. Designed by Minno Wasko Architects and Planning, the building contains 99 units and amenity spaces.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 76 East 53rd Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Winthrop Street and East 53rd Street, the corner lot is within walking distance of Saratoga Avenue train station subway station, serviced by the 3 and 4 trains. Babak Shamsian under the East 53 BK LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is about to go vertical at 450 Eleventh Avenue, a 487-foot-tall, 531-room hotel from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in Hudson Yards. Designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Group, the 43-story tower is one of several new high-rise structures sprouting up around the Jacob K. Javits Center.