Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development Corporation, abbreviated as Catholic Charities, has begun construction on a new six-story affordable housing project for seniors in Astoria, Queens. Located at 23-11 31st Road, the project will debut as Bishop Valero Residence with 102 units designated for low-income seniors and the formerly homeless.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 215 Beach 100th Street in Rockaway Beach, Queens. Located between Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Steeplechase Court, the interior lot is two blocks from the Beach 98 Street – Playland subway station, serviced by the A and S trains. Aaron Ivatorov under the AI Investment Trust is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Façade work is making progress on 232 East 54th Street, a 420-foot-tall residential tower in Midtown East. The 40-story structure is designed by Ismael Leyva Architects, and Elk Investors is last reported to be its exclusive developer, though ownership may have fully transferred to Mossanen Group and an LLC known as East 54th St. Properties. The topped-out tower rises between Second and Third Avenues, not far from landmarks like the Lipstick Building and 601 Lexington Avenue, formerly known as the Citigroup Center.
Palette Architecture’s New York studio recently completed the design of a new five-story condominium building in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn. Named Atrium Residences, the property will take shape at 246 Maple Avenue, just three blocks away from Prospect Park.
Renderings have been released for two four-story residential buildings at 1522-1524 New York Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Developed jointly by Gary Neustadt and Phil Minzer of Posh Capital Group, the separate but adjacent structures will be located between Farragut Road and Glenwood Road. The closest public transit to the lot is the Newkirk Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains.