Sunset Yards, a ten-story converted factory, is now open for business at 341 39th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Completed by New Gables Capital, the building will serve as the new home of the Brooklyn Prospect Sunset Yards Elementary School and New York Studio Factory, a coworking venture that provides space for musicians, producers, artists, and small local businesses.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 536 East 183rd Street in Belmont, The Bronx. Located between Third Avenue and Bathgate Avenue, the lot is near the 182-183rd Streets subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Dean St. Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1526 Lincoln Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Buffalo Avenue and Rochester Avenue, the lot is near the Utica Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Solomon Schwimmer is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The 19th-tallest building on our December construction countdown is Journal Squared‘s Tower 3, a 575-foot tall, 60-story residential skyscraper at 595 Pavonia Avenue in the Journal Square section of Jersey City, New Jersey. Designed by HWKN Architecture and Handel Architects and developed by Kushner Real Estate Group and National Real Estate Advisors, the structure is the final component in the three-tower complex that anchors the western edge of the Jersey City skyline. Tower 3 will feature the same architectural design as its two completed siblings and will rise the second highest, adding 600 more rental apartments to the total inventory. AJD Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located by the three-way intersection of Summit, Pavonia, and Central Avenues.
YIMBY recently visited the completed St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which opened its doors on December 5, 2022. Designed by Santiago Calatrava and developed by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the reinforced concrete structure stands 25 feet above street level atop Liberty Park, across from the site of the original 16-acre World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan’s Financial District. Interior paintings were all done by hand by iconographer Father Loukas of Xenophontos.