The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Kira, a 21-story mixed-use building at 153-19 Jamaica Avenue in downtown Jamaica, Queens. Designed by GF55 Architects and developed by SMJ Development with BFC Partners and New Destiny Housing, the structure yields 69 residences and 6,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 69 units for residents at 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $57,326 to $85,920.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 2769 Creston Avenue in Jerome Park, Bronx. Located between East 196th and East 198th Streets, the interior lot is two blocks from the Kingsbridge Avenue subway station, serviced by the B train. A partnership with Rajive Maret is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY has an exclusive new set of exterior renderings for Claremont Hall, a topped-out 41-story residential and academic tower at 100 Claremont Avenue in Morningside Heights. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by L&M Development Partners, Daiwa House Texas, Inc., and Lendlease, the 354,000-square-foot structure will yield 165 condominiums as well as institutional offices, faculty housing, and classrooms for Union Theological Seminary. Beyer Blinder Belle is handling the renovations of Union Theological Seminary’s Hastings Hall, where students currently reside. Claremont Hall is situated by the corner of Claremont Avenue and West 122nd Street, directly across from Riverside Church, and the tower is being built by Lendlease Construction with the use of air rights from the seminary.
The Department of City Planning is now reviewing proposals to construct a new three-story mixed-use building at 11-12 Wyckoff Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens. From developer Bilyan Management and ARC Architecture + Design, the property will include ground-floor commercial area with ten rental apartments positioned above.
There are still affordable housing units available for Capitol Towers, 18-story mixed-use building at 254 West 51st Street in Midtown West, Manhattan. Designed by Edward F. Fanning for the Knights of Columbus, the pre-war Renaissance-revival structure yields 278 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 28 units for residents at 130 to 165 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $73,955 to $177,210.