Exterior work is wrapping up on FÖRENA, a 12-story residential building at 540 Sixth Avenue in Chelsea. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Landsea Homes and DNA Development, the 80,000-square-foot structure will yield 50 units in one- to three-bedroom layouts marketed by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of The Eklund Gomes Team and The Tuinstra Davis Team at Douglas Elliman, with pricing starting at $1.575 million. Ryder Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue.
Developers and city officials recently joined to celebrate the start of construction on a dual-building affordable housing complex in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The development site is located on Newport Street between Thatford and Rockaway Avenues and will debut as Bridge Rockaway.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2735 East 13th Street, a seven-story mixed-use building in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Designed by Eran A. Birnbaum and developed by Eddie Yair, the structure yields 16 residences and 7,511 square feet of community facility space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $63,429 to $156,130.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1985 Jerome Avenue in Morris Heights, The Bronx. Located between West Burnside Avenue and West Tremont Avenue, the lot is steps from the Burnside Avenue subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Moris Yeroshalmi under the Yed LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Façade work is continuing on 2551-2555 Broadway, a 22-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen with Stephen B. Jacobs Group as the architect of record and developed by Paragon JV Properties III, the 276,578-square-foot structure will yield 130 units averaging 1,660 square feet each as well as 9,080 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor and RC Structures is the concrete contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 96th Street.