Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 571 Jackson Avenue in Woodstock, The Bronx. Located between East 149th Street and Pontiac Place, the lot is two blocks south of the Jackson Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Shimshon Grunstein under the 550 Trinity LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 1836 Strauss Street in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between East New York Avenue and Pitkin Avenue, the interior lot is near the Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road subway station, serviced by the 3 train. Muhammed Andha under the 1539-1547 Pitkin Avenue Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Thomas Heatherwick’s 2.4-acre Chelsea park at Pier 55, aka Little Island, continues to take shape above the Hudson River. More of the funnel-shaped concrete pots have been installed on the western end of the project, which reaches 62 feet high at its peak. Large black sheets are spread out across the tops of the sloped surfaces, most likely indicating that a concrete pour recently occurred. Work is being managed by the Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT), and MNLA is designing the landscaping.
Earlier this week, construction officially topped out at 547 West 47th Street, a new 12-story condominium tower in Hell’s Kitchen. Also addressed as 646 Eleventh Avenue, the building is expected to welcome residents by 2021 and will debut as ‘The West.’
Permits have been filed for a seven-story house of worship building at 1981 Madison Avenue in Harlem, Manhattan. Located between East 126th Street and East 127th Street, the lot is two blocks from the 125th Street subway station at Lexington Avenue, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains. Metropolitan Community United Methodist Church is listed as the owner behind the applications.