Demolition is now complete at the adjacent sites of 80 Flatbush Avenue and 100 Flatbush Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. The narrow plot of 80 Flatbush Avenue will eventually give rise to an 840-foot-tall skyscraper while the triangular lot of 100 Flatbush Avenue will be the future home a 482-foot-tall mixed-use building, both part of a multi-structure mixed-use complex from Alloy Development. Architecture Research Office is the designer of the complex, located on a site bound by Flatbush Avenue, State Street, Third Avenue, and a small sliver of Schermerhorn Street.
The 189-foot-tall, 22-story reinforced concrete edifice of 291 Livingston Street appears to have recently topped out. YIMBY last covered the Downtown Brooklyn building several years ago and reported that this will become a 100-key hotel. A rendering on the construction fence depicts a very bold pattern of black and white stripes in an almost Dazzle camouflage-esque configuration on the party walls. Hello Living is the owner of the lot after purchasing the site for $11.1 million, and is developing the project with Aview Equities. Gene Kaufman Architect is the architect of record.
Renderings from Xenolith Partners and Alexander Gorlin Architects reveal a new eight-story building at 760 Soundview Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx. The parcel is currently in pre-construction, but will eventually replace the Soundview Presbyterian Church with a mix of rental apartments, an updated chapel building, and a community facility.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 491 Herkimer Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Albany Avenue and Troy Avenue, the interior lot is two blocks east of the Kingston-Throop Avenues subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Federation of Organizations for the New York State Mentally Disabled is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is finally about to go vertical at 9 DeKalb Avenue, the first supertall skyscraper in the outer boroughs. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the Downtown Brooklyn residential tower is planned to stand 1,066 feet above the neighborhood.