The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Bayard, a six-story residential building at 150 Bayard Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Charles Mallea and developed by Solomon Feder, the structure yields 46 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 14 units for residents at 80 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $47,520 to $187,330.
Permits have been filed to expand a three-story structure into a four-story residential building at 1694 Nelson Avenue in Morris Heights, The Bronx. Located between West 174th Street and Macombs Road, the lot is near the 176th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Yitzi Salamon is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Foundation work is continuing at 600 West 125th Street, a 34-story tower on Columbia University‘s Manhattanville campus. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop and CetraRuddy Architecture and developed by the Trustees of Columbia University, the 391-foot-tall structure will span 175,000 square feet and yield 142 residences for graduate students and faculty, and 5,000 square feet of retail space. LERA is the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti is the façade consultant, and Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 125th Street, adjacent to the elevated 125th Street 1 train station.
Façade installation is underway on 979 Pacific Street, an eight-story mixed-use building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by EMP Capital Group, the 65,160-square-foot structure will yield 69 rental units spread over 48,551 square feet and 7,406 square feet of retail space. Countywide Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the intersection Pacific Street and Grand Avenue.
Alloy Development is pursuing a renewable energy partner for 100 Flatbush Avenue, a 44-story tower in Downtown Brooklyn that will debut as the first 100-percent electric tower in New York City. The Request for Proposals call for a large-scale community solar provider that will eliminate any reliance on fossil fuels and help the building drastically reduce its carbon emissions.