Construction has commenced at 499 Summit Avenue, the site of a 53-story residential skyscraper in the Journal Square section of Jersey City. Led by Panepinto Properties and AJD Construction and designed by HLW International, the tower will contain 605 rental apartments, 3,200 square feet of retail space on the lower floors, and a parking garage. While the full amenity package has not been announced, renderings of the building reveal a roof deck above the podium level with a large communal terrace, outdoor lounge space, and planters. The development will also create a new public plaza.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 215 Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Rockaway Avenue and Pacific Street, the corner lot is three blocks from the Rockaway Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Clement Familusi of CF Assoc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Yesterday at noon the long-awaited Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC NYC) opened to the general public on the 16-acre World Trade Center site at 251 Fulton Street in the Financial District. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by The Perelman, the 138-foot tall, 129,000-square-foot cubic structure features three flexible performance spaces: the 450-seat John E. Zuccotti Theater, the 250-seat Mike Nichols Theater, and the 99-seat Doris Duke Foundation Theater, all enclosed in a translucent book-matched marble façade. The $500 million property is bound by Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, Greenwich Street to the east, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west.
City officials, project partners, and community leaders recently joined to celebrate the commencement of construction at Dekalb Commons, a three-building affordable housing complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Magnusson Architecture & Planning and developed in partnership by the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance, the buildings are currently addressed as 652 Dekalb Avenue, 639 Dekalb Avenue, and 1187 Fulton Street.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 654 Madison Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue, the interior lot is closest to the Kosciuszko Street subway station, serviced by the J train. Solomon Schwimmer of Twin Group Associates is listed as the owner behind the applications.