Façade work is progressing swiftly at One Boerum Place, a 21-story residential building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Avery Hall Investments, Allegra Holdings, and Aria Development Group, the project will contain 122 units and is expected to cost around $250 million.
Exterior work is nearing completion on The Symon, a 13-story condominium building at 76 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn Heights. Located between Boerum Place and Court Street along the border with Boerum Hill, the project is designed by architect of record Colberg Architecture and developed by Lonicera Partners, Orange Management, and The Davis Companies. Studio DB designed the building’s interiors and curtain wall.
Howard Hughes Corporation could soon begin construction on a new waterfront restaurant and bar in the South Street Seaport District pending approval by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Known as Blockhouse Bar, the property is located along the East River Esplanade at 84 John Street, immediately beneath FDR Drive.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 22-02 Astoria Boulevard in Astoria, Queens. Located at the intersection of 23rd Street and Astoria Boulevard, the corner lot is a ten-minute walk to the Astoria Boulevard subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Herman Carolini under the Newtown 2, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is nearing completion on the extensive renovation and expansion of the historic Tammany Hall headquarters building at 44 Union Square. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Reading International (RDI) with Edifice Real Estate Partners as the owner’s representative, the project involved the addition of a multi-story space-frame dome atop the 90-year-old structure. CNY Group is in charge of construction at the Union Square site, which sits at the corner of East 17th Street and Park Avenue South. Reading International purchased the edifice 18 years ago and received a $57.5 million loan secured by Bank OZK and Fisher Brothers from Lionheart Strategic Management, LLC, an affiliate of Fisher Brothers.