A seven-story, fully affordable housing complex may be coming to Sunnyside, Queens. Led by non-profit developer Phipps Houses, the 167-unit building is proposed for 50-25 Barnett Avenue. Last week the local Community Board 2 voted in favor of the rezoning application needed to move forward on the project for residents with incomes between 40 and 80 percent of the area median income (AMI).
Curtain wall work is continuing on The Charlotte, a 626-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper at 25 Columbus Drive in Jersey City and number 24 on our construction countdown. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects for Mack-Cali’s Roseland Residential Trust, the 57-story tower will yield 750 units with interiors designed by Fogarty Finger. Melillo + Bauer Associates is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, AMA Consulting Engineers is the mechanical engineer, and KSS Architects is the designer of the school that will be located in the podium.
YIMBY has an exclusive set of renderings for 109 East 79th Street, a 20-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Steven Harris Architects and developed by Legion Investment Group, the 210-foot-tall structure will yield 145,000 square feet of residential space and 32 condominium units. A teaser website is now up and running and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is handling sales of the 32 two- to five-bedroom residences, some of which are planned to span 6,000 square feet.
Renderings from NDKazalas Architecture offer a first look at a new mixed-use commercial tower in Astoria, Queens. The project is located at 35-01 36th Avenue and will eventually top out at nine stories or 140 feet above grade.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 42-62 Hunter Street in Hunters Point, Queens. Located between 42nd Road and the Ed Koch Queensboro Roadway, the interior lot is one block north of the Queens Plaza subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. Also nearby are the Queensboro Plaza station, serviced by the 7, N, and W trains and the Court Square station, serviced by the 7 and G trains. Xi Zhao of Hunter Square LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.