At number six on our December countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is The Brooklyn Tower, a 1,066-foot residential supertall at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, the 93-story skyscraper stands as the tallest building in the outer boroughs that will yield 150 condominium units, 280 market-rate rentals, 120 affordable rentals, and a 100,000-square-foot retail podium incorporated into the renovated landmark Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Group is the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent for the residential component, which includes 150 units for purchase and 120 affordable rental units. Gachot Studios is the residential interior designer, Krista Ninivaggi of Woods Bagot is the amenity designer, and HMWhite is the landscape designer for the property, which is bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, DeKalb Avenue to the south, and the adjoining Dime Savings Bank to the west.
Construction has topped out on 44-54 Ninth Avenue, an eight-story commercial expansion project on the border of Chelsea, the Meatpacking District, and the West Village. Designed by BKSK Architects for Tavros Capital, the development involves the construction of a new office volume and the restoration of a row of a landmarked townhomes. Broadway Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 351-355 West 14th Street and located at the intersection of West 14th Street and Ninth Avenue.
The Hudson Companies, St. Nicks Alliance, and Project Renewal have closed on a $66 million construction loan for phase one of the Greenpoint Hospital Campus redevelopment project. Located in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the 3.4-acre site is bounded by Masbeth, Skillman, and Debevoise Avenues and has sat vacant since the early 1980s.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 3825 Carpenter Avenue in Olinville, The Bronx. Located between East 222nd Street and Bronx Boulevard, the lot is one block west of the 219th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Aleksander Kalaj is listed as the owner behind the applications, who is also responsible for the adjacent development at 3823 Carpenter Avenue.
The eighth-tallest building on our year-end countdown is The Spiral, a 1,041-foot commercial supertall at 66 Hudson Boulevard in Hudson Yards. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Tishman Speyer, the 66-story skyscraper will yield 2.85 million square feet of office space. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor, Banker Steel provided the steel work, and Permasteelisa is the façade contractor for the nearly $3.7 billion project, which spans a full block between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues and West 34th and 35th Streets.