Permits have been filed for a 16-story residential building at 95-25 Waltham Street in Jamaica, Queens. Located between 95th Avenue and 97th Avenue, the interior lot is within walking distance of the Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue-JFK Airport subway station, serviced by the E, J, and Z trains. Jay Lau of 31 Waltham Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work continues to progress on 50 Trinity Place, a 28-story Aloft Hotel in the Financial District. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by FIT Investment Corporation, which purchased the property for $15 million in 2012, the 77,310-square-foot reinforced concrete tower will yield 173 guest rooms. Cauldwell Wingate is serving as the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Trinity Place and Rector Street, diagonally across from Trinity Church.
The Durst Organization has released the first renderings of a new public outdoor space at the base of Sven, the developer’s latest residential skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City. The half-acre space will debut as Sven Park and offers a new playground, dog runs, workout and parkour facilities, ping-pong tables, swinging benches, and stationary seating.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1120 St. Johns Place, a seven-story residential building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Greenberg Farrow and developed by Complete Development Inc., the structure yields 75 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 23 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $61,715 to $167,570.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 51 Franklin Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Park Avenue and Flushing Avenue, the lot is within walking distance of the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Zelig Weiss of Riverside Developers is listed as the owner behind the applications.