Exterior work is continuing to progress on The Willoughby, a 34-story mixed-use building at 196 Willoughby Street on Long Island University‘s Brooklyn campus in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by RXR Realty, the 435-foot-tall structure is also alternately addressed as 61 DeKalb Avenue and will bring a mix of residential units, academic and office spaces, a new adjacent athletic field, and parking for 564 vehicles. The Willoughby is bound by Willoughby Street to the north, Ashland Place to the east, DeKalb Avenue to the south, and Flatbush Avenue Extension to the west.
Plans to construct a single-family townhouse at 56 Middagh Street in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District have finally been approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The LPC rejected the plans in January and December 2020, then approved the architectural plans on May 18, 2021.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 429, 433, and 437 Second Avenue in Kips Bay, Manhattan. A single building with 160 feet of frontage encompasses the three adjacent lots on the southwest corner of Second Avenue and East 25th Street.
Renovation permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 168 Mulberry Street in Little Italy, Manhattan. Located between Broome Street and Grand Street, the interior lot is within walking distance of Spring Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Also nearby is the Grand Street station, serviced by the B and D and Bowery station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Anthony Landi of the 166-168-170 Mulberry Street HDFC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation work has begun at 625 Fulton Street, site of a proposed 941-foot tall, 79-story mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Rabsky Group, which purchased the site for $158 million, the 1.8-million-square-foot project is planned to yield a mix of offices, residential units, retail space, an elementary school, and a public plaza. The property is located between Fulton Street to the south, Hudson Avenue to the west, DeKalb Avenue to the north, and Rockwell Place to the east.