The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1537, 1539, and 1541 Dean Street, three four-story residential buildings in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Asher Hershkowitz Architect and developed by Joseph Schlafrig of WMGT Construction, the structures yield 18 residences in total. Available on NYC Housing Connect are nine units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $63,429 to $187,330.
Permits have been filed to convert a two-story structure into a four-story residential building at 1670 Townsend Avenue in Mount Hope, The Bronx. Located between Clifford Place and East 174th Street, the lot is steps from the 174-175 Streets subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Joseph Safdie of JB Construction & Design is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY captured the recent construction progress on The Bellemont, a topped-out 13-story residential building addressed as 1165 Madison Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Naftali Group, the ground-up 120-foot-tall reinforced concrete superstructure will yield a total of 67,680 square feet with 12 condominiums and 3,749 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Titanium Construction Services is the general contractor for the mixed-use residential project, which is located at the corner of Madison Avenue and East 86th Street. Compass Development Marketing Group is handling sales and marketing, and Achille Salvagni is the interior designer.
The Empire State Building has joined the race to attract new commercial tenants who demand an amenitized building for the next generation of workers. In an announcement from Empire State Realty Trust, current owners of the iconic property, the building’s amenity offering will be expanded to include a town hall meeting space for up to 400 people, a basketball court, a lounge, food and bar service, and an additional lounge with two golf simulators.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Gotham Point North Tower, a 57-story high rise at 1-15 57th Avenue in Hunters Point South. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization and Riseboro Community Partnership, the structure yields 692 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 463 units for residents at 30 to 165 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $16,183 to $273,075.