Existing conditions at 51 West 70th Street - Courtesy of Landmark West

LPC Approves Proposals for Townhouse Renovation at 51 West 70th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved proposals from Lang Architecture to renovate the façade and front garden of a five-story townhouse on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Located at 51 West 70th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue, the rowhome was originally constructed by architect Gilbert A. Schellenger between 1890 and 1891 in Renaissance Revival style.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 990 Woodycrest Avenue in Highbridge, The Bronx

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 990 Woodycrest Avenue, a six-story residential building in Highbridge, The Bronx. Designed by Infocus and developed by Yaniv Zohar under the Woodycrest Avenue LLC, the structure yields 20 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 $49,715 to $167,570.

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Brooklyn Tower’s Construction Crane Comes Down at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn

The construction crane is almost fully disassembled from The Brooklyn Tower as façade installation is closing in on completion on the 1,066-foot residential supertall at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, the 93-story tower currently stands as the tallest structure in the outer boroughs and is going to have 150 condominium units, 280 market-rate rentals, 120 affordable rental units, and 100,000-square-foot retail podium that would incorporate the landmarked Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn. The first set of homes for purchase will start over 500 feet above street level. Douglas Elliman is serving as the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent for the property, which is bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, and DeKalb Avenue to the south.

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The Guild Completes Construction at 310 Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn

Construction is complete on The Guild, a 23-story residential building at 310 Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Fogarty Finger Architecture and developed by Lonicera Partners, the structure yields 160 rent-stabilized apartments in one- and two-bedroom layouts and ground-floor retail space facing Livingston Street. Noble Construction Group served as the general contractor for the project, which is located between Nevins and Bond Streets, walking distance of the Nevins Street subway station, servicing the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains.

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Proposed alterations 22 East 10th Street, front facade- Steven Harris Architects

LPC Reviews Proposals for Townhouse Renovation at 22-24 East 10th Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is now reviewing proposals to renovate a five-story townhouse at 22 East 10th Street in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village Historic District. The scope of work includes removal of the party wall separating 22 and 24 East 10th Street, which will allow the owner to nearly double the home’s residential space.

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