The Grace Baptist Church has big plans for the adjacent empty lot at Sixth Avenue and Second Street in Mount Vernon. Proposals are in the works for a 14-story building known as The Grace, yielding 267 apartments ranging from studios to three-bedroom units, parking below grade for 130 vehicles, ground-floor space for church conference rooms, and a catering hall. SLCE Architects is responsible for the design.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for the Parker West Apartments, a 21-story mixed-use building at 214 West 72nd Street on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Designed by Greenberg Farrow and and developed by CBSK Ironstate, a collaboration of SK Development, CB Developers, and Brooklyn Standard Properties, the structure yields 38,006 square feet and 19 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect is one unit for residents at 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $67,132 to $118,400.
YIMBY attended a topping-out celebration yesterday afternoon at Olympia, a 26-story mixed-use residential edifice at 30 Front Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Developed by Fortis Property Group and designed by Hill West Architects with Workstead handling interiors, the 401-foot-tall tower is the tallest structure in the neighborhood and will yield 76 condominium units with sales and marketing led by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of the Eklund Gomes Team at Douglas Elliman and Karen Heyman at Sotheby’s. Olympia is situated on a relatively narrow triangular plot bound by Front Street to the north, Washington Street to the east, and York Street to the south. Urban Atelier Group is managing construction, Manhattan Concrete is creating the reinforced concrete superstructure, and King Contacting Group is in charge of the CMU work, exterior insulation finish systems, and roofing.
Proposals now under review by the Department of City Planning reveal a new retail building and the enlargement of two existing buildings within Staten Island’s Tysens Park Shopping Center. Located at 2712 Hylan Boulevard, the Tysens Park Shopping Center occupies 12.5 acres or approximately 546,000 square feet. The property comprises eight single-story commercial buildings and 731 accessory off-street parking spaces.
The latest acquisition by Camber Property Group brings affordability protections to 60 apartments in Harlem, Manhattan. The Johanna Apartments, acquired for $30 million, consists of a 100 percent Project Based Section 8 property across four buildings on West 144th Street, just a block from the 145th Street subway station.