201-207 7th Avenue - Amie Gross Architects

Foundations Underway at 201-207 Seventh Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan

Foundations are progressing at 201-207 Seventh Avenue, the site of a nine-story residential building in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Amie Gross Architects and developed by New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development under the Chelsea HDFC, the 85-foot-tall structure will span 30,859 square feet and yield 26 affordable co-op units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, as well as 1,828 square feet of retail space divided among three tenants. A.A.D. Construction Corp. is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 170 West 22nd Street and located at the southeast corner of Seventh Avenue and West 22nd Street.

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Groundbreaking ceremony for 251 Douglass Street, by John Bottomley

251 Douglass Street Breaks Ground in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Construction has broken ground at 251 Douglass Street, the site of a 15-story residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by Fogarty Finger Architects and developed by Charney Companies and Tavros Capital, the 15-story building will span 250,000 square feet and yield 260 residential rental apartments. Notably, 25 percent of the inventory will be designated as affordable housing, aligning with city efforts to increase inclusive living options. The development will also include ground-floor retail spaces and parking facilities, enhancing the area’s commercial and residential appeal.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 703 West 171st Street in Washington Heights, Manhattan

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 703 West 171st Street, a nine-story residential building in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Designed by Sasaki & Spade Architects, the structure yields 11 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $42,720 to $91,500.

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Excavation Underway for 1 Putnam Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

Construction is underway at 1 Putnam Avenue, the site of an eight-story mixed-use building in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by RSLN Architecture and developed by Abeco Organization, the 84-foot-tall structure will span 40,364 square feet and yield 41 rental units with an average scope of 804 square feet, as well as 7,370 square feet of commercial space, a cellar level, and one enclosed parking space. Fenimore Plaza LLC is listed as the owner and Abeco Construction LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is located to the north of Putnam Triangle between Grand Avenue to the east and Cambridge Place to the west.

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