Construction is rapidly moving along at 43-30 24th Street, a large 66-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Carmel Partners, the 731-foot-tall tower will yield 921 units spread across 838,000 square feet and 17,400 square feet of ground-floor commercial retail space. Carmel Construction East is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by 43rd Avenue to the north, 44th Road to the south, 24th Street to the east, and 23rd Street to the west.
Construction is in full swing at 28-08 38th Avenue in Dutch Kills, Queens. The reinforced concrete superstructure reached the halfway mark and is on its way to stand seven stories tall upon topping out and reportedly yield 50 rental units, retail space, and an art studio. Realty 38 LC is listed as the owner and IX Construction Inc. is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of 38th Avenue and 28th Street. The 12,933-square-foot site was once home to a single-story 8,935-square-foot commercial warehouse building, two three-story mixed-use residential and office structures totaling 6,968 square feet, and an open-air driveway measuring 1,674 square feet. An architect and developer were not listed.
The first phase of the Starhill affordable housing complex has topped out in the Morris Heights section of The Bronx. The complex is currently addressed as 1600 Grand Avenue and this first phase will include a 14-story building with 326 affordable apartments, including 200 units for formerly homeless adults grappling with substance abuse.
Permits have been filed to expand a three-story structure into a four-story residential building at 1780 Bergen Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Buffalo Avenue and Ralph Avenue, the interior lot is near the Ralph Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Steve Romanenko is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction and facade installation are both moving along at 520 Fifth Avenue, a slender 76-story residential supertall rising in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Rabina, which took over from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI USA in 2019, the 1,000-foot-tall reinforced concrete skyscraper will yield 415,000 square feet with 98 condominium units, as well as commercial space on the lower floors and four cellar levels. Charles & Co. is the interior designer, WSP is the structural engineer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the façade consultant, and Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street, one block north of Bryant Park.