Downtown Jersey City will soon be home to a massive outdoor sculpture commissioned by Le Frak and Simon. Entitled “Water’s Soul,” the sculpture will stand 80 feet tall and resembles a woman, eyes closed, coyly shushing pedestrians walking around her.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 111 Varick Street, a 30-story residential building in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by S9 Architecture with interiors by Chris Shao Studio and developed by Extended, the structure yields 100 residences in a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom layouts. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 30 units for residents at 70 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $48,343 to $167,570.
The Department of City Planning is now reviewing proposals from EMP Capital Group to construct a pair of mid-rise, mixed-use buildings in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The buildings will be constructed across eight zoning lots but will debut as 1034 and 1042 Atlantic Avenue.
Construction is now fully complete on 260 Gold Street, a 13-story residential building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by J Frankl Architects and developed by Bruman Realty, which recently secured a $145 million refinancing package from Square Mile Capital Management, the nearly 260,000-square-foot structure yields 287 rental apartments and features a four-story atrium with an indoor waterfall. The property is bound by Gold Street to the east, Tillary Street to the south, and Duffield Street to the west.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 2605 Snyder Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Rogers Avenue and Veronica Place, the interior lot is two blocks from the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Anshel Friedman of Artist Construction LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.