Construction began last month on a new mixed-use property with affordable housing in Forest Hills, Queens. Located at 69-65 Yellowstone Boulevard, the 11-story building is designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Slate Property Group, which recently secured $90 million in construction financing.
Construction is now complete on ABI Chelsea, a ten-story residential building at 455 West 19th Street in Chelsea. The project is located between Ninth and Tenth Avenues and is designed by Lebanon-based Raed Abillama Architects with Paik Architecture as the architect of record. YIMBY previously reported that developer Al Amir Holdings is expecting a projected sellout of $77.5 million, while Douglas Elliman Development Marketing is handling sales and marketing for the residences, which are slated to range from $12.3 to $22.75 million.
Construction is now complete on 315 East 46th Street, the new nine-story home of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in Turtle Bay, Midtown East. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Fisher Brothers, the 145-foot-tall structure is located between First and Second Avenues, a short walk from the United Nations.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will this week review proposals to replace The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s sloped glazing wall at the institution’s Rockefeller Wing. The museum has partnered with Beyer Blinder Belle to complete the project, which will replace deteriorating elements of the building’s glass facade.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for J&J Tower, a nine-story mixed-use building at 46-02 70th Street in Woodside, Queens. The 85,997-square-foot development is designed by Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio and will yield 74 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $60,000 to $167,570.