Foundation work has begun at 159 Broadway, a 26-story mixed-use residential project in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and developed by Cornell Realty Management LLC, the 133,340-square-foot project is located across the street from Peter Luger Steakhouse and directly abuts the 145-year-old landmarked Williamsburgh Savings Bank. The structure will eventually top out at 277 feet and become one of the tallest buildings in the neighborhood.
Proposals for a new mixed-use residential development in Greenpoint, Brooklyn received a thumbs down from the local Community Board and the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). As presented by PKSB Architects, the seven-story building at 171 Calyer Street would have comprised 70,171 square feet.
Permits have been filed for two mixed-use buildings at 16 West 18th Street and 21 West 17th Street in the Flatiron District, Manhattan. Located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, the butting lots are a short walk to the 14th Street-Union Square subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, and W trains. Gary Vinbaytel of Vinbaytel Developments is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 161 Harrison Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle. Located between Walton Street and Wallabout Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the M and J trains and the Flushing Avenue station, serviced by the G train. Jay Fried of Yeshiva Beor Hatorah is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction kicked off this week on the Hudson Arts Building, a new office development at 220 Eleventh Avenue in West Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Studios Architecture and developed by The Moinian Group, the project will occupy an entire city block between 25th and 26th Streets. According to JLL, the exclusive leasing agent for the property, the Hudson Arts Building is expected to welcome tenants by 2022, and the official groundbreaking was held yesterday.