Permits have been filed for a three-story, 85-key hotel at 5244 Kings Highway, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is a nine-minute bicycle ride from the Flatbush Avenue subway station, end of the line for the 2 and 5 trains, and center of a major commercial intersection. Brooklyn College’s campus is just across from the station. Amritpal Sandhu is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 893 Willoughby Avenue, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The site is two blocks away from the Myrtle Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. The station is on the Avenue’s intersection with Broadway, the most significant commercial thoroughfare in the area. YS Realty will be responsible for the development.
For this year’s NYCxDesign, an annual celebration of art and design in all forms, developers Victor Group and Lendlease have commissioned renowned lighting designer Joel Fitzpatrick for a temporary installation at the pinnacle of 277 Fifth Avenue in NoMad. Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, the 55-story residential tower, currently under construction, will temporarily illuminate the surrounding neighborhood in a gentle flurry of vibrant color.
Across from Piers 25 & 26, 388-390 Greenwich Street has stood for nearly 30 years as one of the tallest skyscrapers in Tribeca. Located just north of the Borough of Manhattan Community College, it is has been home to Citigroup’s New York headquarters since their repurchase of the building in 2016, after selling to SL Green for $1.6 billion back in 2007. The 39-story tower at 388 Greenwich Street sits connected to an adjacent nine-story building at 390 Greenwich Street, which Citigroup has also leased. Both components are in the midst of a major renovation of the lower exterior facades, led by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, with interior architecture by Gensler.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 410 10th Street, in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks away from the 9th Street subway station and the 4th Avenue subway station, serviced by the D, F, G, and R trains. BH Tenants is listed as behind the applications.