Underwater passageways connecting New York and New Jersey still remain damaged after Superstorm Sandy, but The Hudson River Tunnel Project could get them back on track. The project’s Final Environmental Impact Statement was approved this week by the United State Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Transit Administration, a crucial prerequisite for federal funding.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Cascade G, a six-story residential building at 869 Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The 56,487-square-foot development is designed by MGA Architecture and will yield 45 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 44 units for residents at 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $37,886 to $88,800.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 8, 12, 14, and 16 West 45th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, the 9,241-square-foot site has 92 feet of street frontage.
Exterior work is closing in on completion on Front & York, a 1.1-million-square-foot residential development at 85 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by CIM Group and LIVWRK, the full-block project consists of a pair of 21-story buildings that rise from a multi-level podium. The property will yield a total of 728 apartments with prices for the 408 condominiums starting around $950,000.