Below-grade work is progressing at 161 Meserole Avenue, the site of an eight-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Kao Hwa Lee Architect P.C. and developed by SH Meserole LLC, which purchased the 15,390-square-foot plot for $2 million, the structure will replace three low-rise structures and yield an undisclosed number of units. Blue Shine Builder INC is the general contractor the project, which is located at the corner of Meserole Avenue and McGuinness Boulevard.
Elected officials and developers celebrated the completion of Avalon Harrison, a mixed-use affordable housing complex in Harrison, New York. Located adjacent to the Harrison Metro-North train station in Westchester County, the project was led by AvalonBay Communities, which worked closely with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and local officials at every phase of the project.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 364 Ovington Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Located between 3rd and 4th Avenues, the lot is one block south of the Bay Ridge Avenue subway station, serviced by the R train. Daniel Grinshteyn is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is complete on 35 Commercial Street, a 22-story affordable housing building in the Greenpoint Landing mega-complex in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Park Tower Group along with Greenpoint Landing Associates, New York City’s Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the structure will yield 374 permanently affordable apartments and 7,600 square feet of lower-level retail space. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Commercial and Clay Streets to the south and Bell Slip to the west.
At the beginning of August, the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency voted to approve financial incentives for a pair of affordable senior housing projects around the city. Together, the projects represent a $22.4 million investment and will support over 170 apartments for low-income seniors.