The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2269 First Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Issac and Stern Architects, the structure yields 90 residences and 3,995 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 27 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $58,286 to $167,570.
Permits have been filed for a 40-story mixed-use skyscraper at 16 Dupont Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located at West Street and Dupont Street, the lot is closest to the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Park Tower Group is listed as the owner behind the applications, part of the Greenpoint Landing masterplan.
Edge NYC at 30 Hudson Yards is set to open City Climb, a new attraction for the supertall observatory in Hudson Yards. Billed as the “highest external building climb in the world,” the experience will invite guests to ascend a set of stairs along the precipice of the Kohn Pederson Fox-designed skyscraper’s slanting crown more than 1,200 feet above street level, and even lean out from a platform at the tip of the building.
Yesterday Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and academic partners Pratt Institute and New York City College of Technology (City Tech) announced the Research Yard, an advanced research and applied learning facility based in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The idea began with “Pratt Research Yard”, a shared research facility between Pratt faculty, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and the community, and evolved into a public/private partnership with both Pratt Institute and City Tech, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The open-plan space will house new lab and office space to help develop solutions for real-world problems locally and globally.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 937 Rogers Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Designed by Jeffrey Sandor Orling Architect and developed by Bernard Schwimmer, the structure yields 32 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $67,200 to $167,570.