Brooklyn Tower’s Façade Continues to Wrap Up at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn

At number six on our December countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is The Brooklyn Tower, a 1,066-foot residential supertall at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, the 93-story skyscraper stands as the tallest building in the outer boroughs that will yield 150 condominium units, 280 market-rate rentals, 120 affordable rentals, and a 100,000-square-foot retail podium incorporated into the renovated landmark Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Group is the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent for the residential component, which includes 150 units for purchase and 120 affordable rental units. Gachot Studios is the residential interior designer, Krista Ninivaggi of Woods Bagot is the amenity designer, and HMWhite is the landscape designer for the property, which is bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, DeKalb Avenue to the south, and the adjoining Dime Savings Bank to the west.

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Updated rendering of proposed property at 14th Street and Ninth Avenue - BKSK Architects

44-54 Ninth Avenue’s Expansion Tops Out in Chelsea, Manhattan 

Construction has topped out on 44-54 Ninth Avenue, an eight-story commercial expansion project on the border of Chelsea, the Meatpacking District, and the West Village. Designed by BKSK Architects for Tavros Capital, the development involves the construction of a new office volume and the restoration of a row of a landmarked townhomes. Broadway Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 351-355 West 14th Street and located at the intersection of West 14th Street and Ninth Avenue.

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Permits Filed for 3825 Carpenter Avenue in Olinville, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 3825 Carpenter Avenue in Olinville, The Bronx. Located between East 222nd Street and Bronx Boulevard, the lot is one block west of the 219th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Aleksander Kalaj is listed as the owner behind the applications, who is also responsible for the adjacent development at 3823 Carpenter Avenue.

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