Construction has topped out on 227 West Street, a pair of 30- and 40-story residential towers in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by OMA with Beyer Blinder Belle as the architect of record and developed by Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the 450- and 351-foot tall towers are part of the 22-acre Greenpoint Landing development along the East River. James Corner Field Operations is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti is the façade consultant, and Highbury Concrete is responsible for building the superstructures.
Construction is progressing at 21 Avenue B in Manhattan’s East Village. Designed by Gambino + LaPorta Architecture and developed by Terrence Lowenberg of Icon Realty Management, the project involves the combination of two existing multifamily rental property into a single structure and a two-story vertical addition.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 88-36 139th Street in Jamaica, Queens. Located between 89th Avenue and Hillside Avenue, the lot is three blocks east of the Jamaica-Van Wyck subway station, serviced by the E train. The Briad Group under the BH Jamaica, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 555 Grand Street, a six-story building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The 8,636-square-foot development was built in 1920, and yields 12 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are two units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $80,572 to $167,570.
Construction has passed the halfway mark on 9 DeKalb Avenue, a 73-story residential skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn and the Outer Boroughs’ first supertall at 1,066 feet tall. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the tower will soon eclipse the 720-foot-tall architectural height of Kohn Pedersen Fox’s Brooklyn Point to secure the title of the tallest building in Brooklyn. 9 DeKalb Avenue will yield a total of 425 rental apartments and 150 condominiums.