Excavation and work on the foundation walls is underway at 323 East 61st Street on the Upper East Side, where a new six-story community facility is set to rise. Located a couple blocks away from the Queensboro Bridge, the building will stand 74 feet tall and yield 61,740 square feet, with 49,750 square feet dedicated to community facilities. The structure is designed by Daniel Goldner Architects, while LaSalle Investment Management and William Macklowe Company are the owners. Memorial Sloan Kettering is leasing all the space.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1800 Ocean Avenue in Midwood, Brooklyn. Located between Avenue M and Bay Avenue, the lot is four blocks east of the Avenue M subway station, serviced by the Q train. Jacob Zimmerman of Rogers Builders is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The second tower of the Journal Squared complex, aka 537 Summit Avenue, is rising rapidly and will soon surpass the adjacent 574-foot-tall, 53-story building, which was the first completed segment of the upcoming trio of residential skyscrapers. The Jersey City property is designed by HWKN/Hollwich Kushner and Handel Architects and developed by Kushner Real Estate Development. The second phase of Journal Squared will rise 759 feet, yield 700 units, 18,000 square feet of retail space, and feature a gross floor space of roughly 1,000,000 square feet.
Pratt Institute, a prestigious private university in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn, recently unveiled a new dormitory known as Emerson Place Residence. Located at 135 Emerson Place between Myrtle and Willoughby avenues, the ten-story building overlooks the Northeastern corner of the campus and was designed in collaboration by CannonDesign, Hanrahan Meyers Architects, and other professionals from the institute, itself.
Permits have been filed for an 29-story mixed-use building at 23 Hanover Place in Downtown Brooklyn. Located between Grove Place and Livingston Street, the lot is near the Nevins Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 3 trains and the DeKalb Street station, serviced by the B, Q, and R trains. Abraham Leifer of Aview Equities is listed as the owner behind the applications.