Demolition Nears Completion At 275 Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

Demolition is nearing completion at 275 Atlantic Avenue, the site of a 15-story jail complex in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by HOK and developed by the NYC Department of Design and Construction, the 339-foot-tall structure will span 712,150 square feet with a capacity of 1,040 inmates, as well as 30,000 square feet of community facility space, two cellar levels, two loading berths, 100 enclosed parking spaces, and an underground tunnel connecting to the adjacent courthouse. Northstar Contracting Group Inc. is the general contractor for the project, which will replace the defunct Brooklyn Detention Complex bound by Atlantic Avenue, Boerum Place, and Smith and State Streets.

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Stevenson Square Breaks Ground at 755 White Plains Road in Soundview, The Bronx

Community leaders and elected officials celebrated the groundbreaking for Phase One of Stevenson Square, a new affordable housing development at 755 White Plains Road in Soundview, The Bronx. Spearheaded by Camber Property Group, this first phase will involve two projects: a multifamily rental building for seniors and a homeownership complex with affordable co-ops, both of which were designed by WXY Architecture. The broader Stevenson Square development, which plans to create nearly 1,000 affordable units in total, represents is a $1 billion investment in the Soundview neighborhood.
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Housing Lottery Launches for 238 East 52nd Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 238 East 52nd Street, a four-story residential building in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Designed by Djlu Architects and developed by Happy Living Development, the structure yields nine residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $105,223 to $165,230.

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