A James Rosenquist mural titled Joystick is now on display in the lobby of 3 World Trade Center in the Financial District. The mural was commissioned by Silverstein Properties and spans 46 feet of the office building’s ground-floor entryway.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 15 West End Avenue in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Located between Cass Place and Ocean Court, the interior lot is closest to the Sheepshead Bay subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Leonid Bogomolniy under the 15 West End LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story school building at 197 9th Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located between 3rd Avenue and 4th Avenue, the through lot is one block west of the 4th Avenue-Ninth Street subway station, serviced by the F, G, and R trains. New York City School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY went to visit 545 Broadway in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the site of a proposed 400,000-square-foot mixed-use building from Blesso Properties. Designed by Garrison Architects, the structure is planned to yield 100 residential units, commercial space, and a 15,000-square-foot roof deck. The developer purchased the property for $32.8 million five years ago, and it was last reported that the 27-story project will also utilize 190,000 square feet of air rights.
Construction has topped out at Caton Flats, a 14-story residential tower in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The structure is located at 800 Flatbush Avenue and will eventually support a community of 255 affordable housing units and revitalize the long-running Flatbush Caton Market with 16,000 square feet of new space for a Caribbean marketplace and an economic development incubator.