Dozens of construction workers are quickly laying steel rebar and concrete for the foundations and lower floors of 1 Willoughby Square in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at 420 Albee Square, the 34-story, 495-foot-tall, 500,000 square foot Class-A office tower is being developed by JEMB and designed by FXCollaborative. It broke ground in February, and sits directly across the street from the City Point residential and retail complex to the west.
Demolition permits have been filed for 331 and 333 Broome Street and 145, 149 and 151 Bowery in preparation for the mixed-used corner development at 331-337 Broome Street and 151-153 Bowery. Filings include the full demolition of three 3-story commercial buildings, and a 5-story mixed use building currently on the lot.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BDNYC) has announced the successful acquisition of $42 million in financing for the renovation of “Building 127.”
A proposal for a two-story addition atop 131-135 Duane Street is under review by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The site is located between Church Street and West Broadway in Tribeca, with the design being carried out by Jonathan Schloss Architect, a local Tribeca firm.
Permits have been filed for a thirteen-story apartment building at 2047 Ryer Avenue in West Bronx. Located two blocks away from main thoroughfare Grand Concourse, this site is also located between subway stations Tremont Avenue and 182nd-183rd Street, both serviced by the B and D. Responsible for the development is UA Builders Group.