Permits have been filed for a ten-story affordable housing building at 242 East 106th Street in East Harlem, Manhattan. Located between Second and Third Avenues, the lot is near the 103rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Ascendant Neighborhood Development is listed as the owner behind the applicants and will be developing the site with The Community Builders.
There are still three affordable housing units available via lottery at 1709 Park Place, a four-story residential building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Draft Master Engineering and developed by Gaby Uziel under 1709 Park Place LLC, the structure yields eight residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three residences for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $62,572 to $156,130.
Construction is rising on the The Refinery, a commercial conversion and expansion of the 140-year-old Domino Sugar Refinery at 292 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU) and developed by Two Trees, the $250 million project will convert the former manufacturing plant into a modern office complex while preserving the structure’s historic brick façade, arched windows, and chimney. The Refinery will stand 235 feet tall and feature a new 27,000-square-foot barrel-vaulted glass dome for a penthouse office space, as well as fully rebuilt interiors by Dencityworks and Bonetti/Kozerski, new landscaping and outdoor seating surrounding the ground floor, and reworked Domino Sugar signage above the roofline. The development is the centerpiece of the Domino Sugar master plan by SHoP Architects and James Corner Field Operations and is located to the west of Kent Avenue between South 2nd and South 3rd Streets.
Excavation is set to begin at 50 Commercial Street, a nine-story mixed-use building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by T.F. Cusanelli and Filletti Architects and developed by Rimani Realty, the 108-foot-tall structure will yield 32,642 square feet with 27 residential units spread across 20,213 square feet, as well as 2,681 square feet of commercial area, enclosed parking space for three vehicles, and a restaurant space on the ground floor. All State 12 is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a triangular plot at the intersection of Commercial and Clay Streets.
The Westchester IDA has granted preliminary financial incentives for developers to construct a new school bus facility at 3805 Crompond Road, more commonly known as Route 202. The 2.7-acre site is located in Cortlandt and once functioned as a Kia dealership but has sat vacant for five years.