Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 3051 Atlantic Avenue in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. Located between Shepherd Avenue and Essex Street, the lot is two blocks from the Cleveland Street subway station, serviced by the J train. Barry Wagschal of GW Equities LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Renovation work and construction continue on PENN 2, a 31-story commercial tower at Two Penn Plaza in Midtown. Designed by MdeAS Architects and developed by Vornado Realty Trust, the project involves the interior overhaul and re-cladding of the 412-foot-tall, 1.61 million-square-foot structure, as well as the construction of a multi-story cantilevering addition. PENN 2 is one component in the Penn District revitalization scheme that calls for the erection and redevelopment of several buildings surrounding Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is located along Seventh Avenue between West 31st and 33rd Streets.
New renderings from Architecture Plus Information reveal lush amenity spaces and exterior enhancements at 780 Third Avenue, a 50-story office tower in Midtown East, Manhattan. Nuveen Real Estate, the current owner of the building, has invested roughly $40 million to create what it calls a “green oasis” for new and existing tenants.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 608 East Fordham Road in Belmont, The Bronx. Located between Arthur and Hughes Avenues, the lot is closest to the Fordham Road subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Vijay Gogia of Sky Blu Holdings LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Housing lottery units are still available at Sea Breeze Tower, a 20-story residential development located at 271 Sea Breeze Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Developed by Rybak Development and designed by Zproekt, the building yields a total 114 rentals and 27,228 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are the six apartments at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging from $53,143 to $156,130.