City agencies are now reviewing proposals from BRP Companies to construct a new 14-story mixed-use building at 270 Nostrand Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Before construction can begin, the developer needs to secure zoning text amendments for an increase in allowable building height and density.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 560 19th Street, a three-story residential building in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. The 10,931-square-foot masonry development was designed by Bricolage Designs and yields nine units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $72,000 to $167,570.
Exterior work is progressing on The Fifth Avenue Hotel at 250 Fifth Avenue in NoMad. Designed by Perkins Eastman, PBDW Architects, and Martin Brudnizki Design Studio and developed by Flaneur Hospitality, the project involves the construction a 230-foot-tall, 24-story tower and the renovation of the adjacent 116-year-old McKim, Mead & White-designed building.
Construction is nearing completion on 145 West 108th Street, an 11-story mixed-use building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Dattner Architects and developed by the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, the nearly 200,000-square-foot project will yield 199 units for both low-income families and seniors, and an upcoming Valley Lodge facility serving 110 seniors. The property will also include 160,453 square feet of community facility space, a new home for the Central Park Medical Unit, and public restrooms for Anibal Aviles Playground directly adjacent to the east of the structure. A second phase to the east near the end of the block will bring an additional 81 senior living spaces.
Renderings from Format Architecture Office reveal proposed alterations to the façade and internal organization of 406 West 13th Street in Manhattan’s Gansevoort Market Historic District. The area is more commonly referred to as the Meatpacking District and falls within the jurisdiction of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), which will need to grant a Certificate of Appropriateness to the developer before any construction can begin.