Recent renderings offer a first look at the Catholic Charities Loreto Apartments, an affordable housing development under construction at 1677 St. Marks Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Designed by RKTB Architects and developed by Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens, the project will contain 135 apartments reserved for low-income seniors. The development will replace the Our Lady of Loreto Church, which was demolished in 2017.
The affordable housing lottery is now open for Van Dyke II, a 12-story mixed-use development at 405 Dumont Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Trinity Financial in partnership with the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Housing Development Corporation, the Housing Authority, the 205,500-square-foot will yield a total 188 units in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 125 apartments for residents at 30 to 60 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $15,086 to $84,600.
Construction passes the halfway mark at 555 West 38th Street, a 570-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Hudson Yards and number 29 on our countdown of the tallest construction projects in New York. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and developed by Rockrose with SLCE as the architect of record, the 52-story project will yield 598 rental units. The property is located along Eleventh Avenue between West 38th Street and West 39th Street, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 979 Pacific Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Pacific Street and Grand Avenue, the lot is three blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. EMP Capital Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 5-01 47th Road in Long Island City, Queens. Located at the intersection of 5th Street and 47th Road, the corner lot is closest to the Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Stephen Sloop Trust is listed as the owner behind the applications.