Construction is nearing completion on Brooklyn Crossing, a 51-story residential skyscraper at 18 Sixth Avenue in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by The Brodsky Organization and Greenland Forest City Partners, the 532-foot-tall, 740,000-square-foot building will yield 858 rental units, with 258 dedicated to affordable housing. The reinforced concrete structure towers over the adjacent Barclays Center and is the tallest building in the 22-acre Pacific Park master plan. The rest of the development will be constructed atop the currently exposed train tracks that run parallel with Atlantic Avenue directly to the east. Tishman Construction is the general contractor and McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer for the building, which is located at the corner of Atlantic and Sixth Avenues. Lemay + Escobar is designing the interiors, including the main lobby, the apartments, the corridors, the outdoor terrace, and the amenity spaces.
Construction has officially topped out on TSX Broadway, a 46-story mixed-use hotel tower at 1568 Broadway in Times Square. Designed by Perkins Eastman and Mancini Duffy and developed by L&L Holding Company and Fortress Investment Group, the 470-foot-tall structure will yield 550,000 square feet with a 669-key hotel, retail space, restaurants, and an outdoor performance venue that overlooks Times Square. The building will also serve as the new home of the historic Palace Theatre, which is being raised 30 feet to make room for ground-floor retail space. The project is projected to cost $2.5 billion and debut early 2023.
Permits have been filed for a 29-story mixed-use building at 75 Dekalb Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Dekalb Avenue, the lot is steps from the Dekalb Avenue subway station, serviced by the B, Q, and R trains. The property is owned by Long Island University, but RXR Realty under the LIU PII Developer TRS LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 14 Duffield Street, a six-story residential building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by WJH Architect, the structure yields 12 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are four units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $82,286 to $167,570.
Façade installation is approaching the 1,066-foot pinnacle of the The Brooklyn Tower, a 93-story residential supertall skyscraper at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn and the tallest structure in the outer boroughs. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, the building will yield 550 residences, with 150 for purchase, as well as a 100,000-square-foot retail podium bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, and DeKalb Avenue to the south. This public portion of The Brooklyn Tower will utilize the landmarked Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn, which is being renovated. Douglas Elliman is serving as the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent for the property. YIMBY last reported that 30 percent of rentals are designated as affordable housing units, and residences for purchase start over 500 feet above street level.