Construction is progressing on 435 West 19th Street, a three-story addition and residential conversion of a former warehouse building in Chelsea, Manhattan with Rand Engineering and Architecture listed as the architect of record. The steel-framed expansion will bring the structure to eight total stories with 18 units averaging 1,400 square feet apiece. Churchill Real Estate Holdings is the owner of the site, which went through a bankruptcy auction led by Meridian Investment Sales in the early months of 2020. The original owner Six Sigma filed for bankruptcy twice with over $40 million in debt after purchasing the property for $21 million in 2014. Countywide Builders Inc. is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Ninth and Tenth Avenues.
The New York City Department of Housing Development and Preservation (HPD) has revealed two large-scale mixed-use properties in East Harlem that will create a new Afro-Latin Music and Arts (ALMA) Center and 600 affordable housing units. The ALMA Center will be operated by the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance and the housing units will serve low-income families and the formerly homeless.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 310 Graham Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by architect Diego Aguilera and developed by South Williamsburg-based Cheskie Weiss, the structure yields 16,350 square feet and 24 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $68,572 to $192,400.
Work is progressing on the steel superstructure of 270 Park Avenue, JP Morgan Chase‘s new 1,425-foot supertall headquarters in Midtown, Manhattan. The 2.5-million-square-foot skyscraper is located between Park and Madison Avenues and 47th and 48th Streets and replaces the Union Carbide Building, which is now fully demolished.
Construction is now complete on The Symon, a 13-story condominium building at 76 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn Heights. Designed by Colberg Architecture and developed by Lonicera Partners, Orange Management, and The Davis Companies, the property features 59 units with interiors by Studio DB, which also led the design of the façade. The project is located between Boerum Place and Court Street, along the border with Boerum Hill.