Proposals to construct a new public library in DUMBO, Brooklyn have received preliminary approvals from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). Known as the Adams Street Library, the new property will be the first new branch to debut under the Brooklyn Public Library network.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 35 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Dean Street, the corner lot is one block south of the Atlantic Avenue-Barclay Center subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, and R trains. Joel Weiss under the 35 Holdings LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 61 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Kent Avenue and Wythe Avenue, the interior lot is within walking distance of the Bedford Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Gabriel Grunblatt under the 61 Metropolitan LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
External work is complete at 215 Pearl Street, a 38-story hotel in the Financial District. Gene Kaufman Architect, which took over from Nobutaka Ashihara Architects, is the architect of record and designing interiors as well. Lam Group is developing with The Rinaldi Group as the construction manager, the 165,655-square-foot structure will house a Courtyard by Marriott and a Residence Inn by Marriott with a total of 320 guest rooms.
The housing lottery is now open for The Cove, an 18-story residential development at 43-12 Hunter Street in Long Island City, Queens. Developed by Rockrose Development and designed by SLCE Architects with interiors by Slade Architecture, the building yields a total 123 rentals in a mix of studios, one-, and two-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are the 37 apartments at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging from $68,229 to $159,640.