The blocks surrounding Manhattan’s High Line have seen a plethora of developments boasting unique experimental architectural designs. The creativity has been pervasive and consistent. The latest icon to top-off is 40 Tenth Avenue, an expressive office building formerly known as the “Solar Carve” tower. Aurora Capital is responsible for the Meatpacking District development.
Last week saw the groundbreaking ceremony for a 309-unit mixed-use building rising on a 2.7-acre vacant lot at 100 Monitor Street, in Jersey City’s Lafayette neighborhood. The project will include 304 apartments, along with an 8,000 square-foot office for the Jersey City redevelopment agency and a 3,800 square-foot retail space. Ironstate Development Company will be responsible for the development, as well as their joint venture partners Brookfield Property Group and Landmark Developers.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 30-38 29th Street, in Astoria, Queens. The site is three blocks away from the 30th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains, and a block away from Athens Square. The famous Socrates Sculpture Park is also twelve blocks away. Ascent Development will be responsible for the project.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 952 Bushwick Avenue, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Jacob Scherman of Home Land Property group is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for an enormous seven-story storage facility at 2111 Richmond Terrace, in Staten Island. Located in the Port Richmond Neighborhood, the site is most easily accessible via the Bayonne Bridge to New Jersey. Carlos Vizcarra of Americo Real Estate Company is behind the filings.