Residential

Brooklyn Tower’s Façade Reaches Final Residential Levels at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn

Façade installation is approaching the 1,066-foot pinnacle of the The Brooklyn Tower, a 93-story residential supertall skyscraper at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn and the tallest structure in the outer boroughs. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, the building will yield 550 residences, with 150 for purchase, as well as a 100,000-square-foot retail podium bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, and DeKalb Avenue to the south. This public portion of The Brooklyn Tower will utilize the landmarked Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn, which is being renovated. Douglas Elliman is serving as the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent for the property. YIMBY last reported that 30 percent of rentals are designated as affordable housing units, and residences for purchase start over 500 feet above street level.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 3508 Tryon Avenue in Norwood, The Bronx

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 3508 Tryon Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Norwood, The Bronx. Designed by Tabriz Group Design and developed by Peter Persaud, the structure yields 24 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $54,858 to $167,570.

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Foster + Partners’ 100 East 53rd Street Rebrands as ‘Selene’ in Midtown East, Manhattan

Occupancy is available for Selene, a 63-story residential skyscraper at 100 East 53rd Street in Midtown. Designed by Norman Foster of Foster + Partners, the slender 711-foot-tall reinforced concrete edifice is wrapped in a sleek undulating glass curtain wall and yields 94 bespoke residences with prices starting at $1.875 million dollars. Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing is handling sales and marketing of the homes, which range from pied-à-terre one-bedrooms to sprawling full-floor layouts. 100 East 53rd Street is located at the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 53rd Street, directly across Lexington Avenue from the Citigroup Center and directly behind Seagram Building, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The sponsor for Selene is an affiliate of Vanke US, and RFR is no longer involved with the sponsor entity or the ownership of the building.

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