Excavation has begun at 571-577 Pavonia Avenue, the site of Journal Square Urby, a 25-story residential tower in the Journal Square section of Jersey City. Designed by HLW Architects and Amsterdam-based studio Concrete and developed by Ironstate Development, Panepinto Properties, and Kimmel, the 265-foot-tall structure will yield 317 residential units, a 2,607-square-foot cafe on the ground level, and 1,349 square feet of office space. The property is alternately addressed as 532 Summit Avenue and is located at the corner of Pavonia and Summit Avenues, a short walk from the Journal Square PATH station.
Construction has topped out on 15 West 96th Street, a 22-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Sackman Enterprises, the 312-foot-tall building will yield 17 residential units. Cavan Builders Corporation is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Central Park West and Amsterdam Avenue.
Construction is set to break ground this week at 4519 White Plains Road, a new affordable and supportive housing development in the Wakefield section of The Bronx. As the latest project from The Doe Fund and Robert Sanborn Development, the building will provide 98 affordable homes, 20 apartments reserved for tenants 62 and older, and on-site supportive services for 49 formerly homeless individuals.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 77 Richardson Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Lorimer and Leonard Streets, the lot is within walking distance of the Metropolitan Avenue-Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the G and L trains. Michael Ricatto is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction has topped out on 69-02 Queens Boulevard, a pair of 12- and 15-story mixed-use buildings on the border of Elmhurst and Woodside, Queens. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed in partnership with the New York City School Construction Authority and Madison Realty Capital, the 500,000-square-foot complex will yield 478 mixed-income apartments, a public school, and retail and public outdoor space. McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer and Omnibuild is the general contractor for the project, which is located on a plot of land bound by Queens Boulevard to the north, 69th Street to the east, 70th Street to the west and 47th Avenue to the south.