The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing updated proposals to construct an Education and Welcome Center at Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery in Greenwood Heights. The project includes restoration of the Weir Greenhouse, a landmarked Victorian building, and the construction of a new L-shaped building.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 65 Buchanan Place, a seven-story mixed-use building in University Heights, The Bronx. Designed by Asher Hershkowitz Architect and developed by Craig Nassi of BCN Development, the structure yields 23 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are seven units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $60,515 to $139,620.
The first marble panels have begun to cover the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, a 138-foot-tall cubic structure on the World Trade Center site in the Financial District. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by non-profit company The Perelman, the venue is located between Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Greenwich Street to the east.
Construction is now complete on The Fountains, a six-building affordable housing complex in East New York, Brooklyn. Developed by Long Island-based Arker Companies, which purchased the site for $10 million following a competitive request for proposal process facilitated by the Empire State Development Corporation, the development yields 1,163 affordable homes, commercial space, and a new public plaza.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 546 Saratoga Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between Pitkin and Sutter Avenues, the interior 4,000-square-foot lot is three blocks north of the Saratoga Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Fazle Abbas Devjiyani is listed as the owner behind the applications.