A large-scale redevelopment project in Downtown Jersey City could soon begin construction following preliminary approvals from the Jersey City Council. The project is referred to as the Laurel-Saddlewood Redevelopment Plan and will replace two derelict townhouse courts with market-rate and affordable housing, a new public school, community facilities, and retail space.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1038 Woodycrest Avenue in Highbridge, The Bronx. Located between West 164th and West 165th Streets, the interior lot is closest to the 167th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Shimshon Grunstein of AFS Systems Inc is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Though it appears that demolition preparations have been put on hold for Tower Fifth, a proposed 1,556-foot-tall office skyscraper by Macklowe Properties, a new batch of renderings offers greater detail on the structure, which would become New York City’s tallest by roof height. Gensler is speculated to be the designer of the supertall project, which is located along East 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue, directly to the north of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
A former Jehovah’s Witness Hotel at 90 Sands Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn will soon be transformed into 491-unit residential property with a mix of deeply affordable and supportive housing units. From Breaking Ground, New York City’s largest supportive housing developer, construction is expected to kick off before the end of November.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 308 Linden Boulevard in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Nostrand Avenue and New York Avenue, the lot is two blocks from the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. David Halberstam under the 308 Linden Boulevard LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.