Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 739 Blake Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Bradford Street and Blake Avenue, the corner lot is four blocks from the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 and 4 trains. New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is now one floor above street level at 555 West 38th Street, a 570-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Hudson Yards. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and developed by Rockrose with SLCE as the architect of record, the 52-story tower will yield 598 rental units and is located directly across Eleventh Avenue from the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Move-ins will soon commence at 336-338 East 28th Street, a new four-story residential property in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The building has taken shape on an interior lot about 1.5 miles southeast of Prospect Park.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 211 Jackson Street in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Woodpoint Road and Jackson Street, the corner lot is a short walk to the Graham Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Krzysztof Rostek under the 211 Jackson LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
When it comes to new development in New York City, one of the most prolific and notable of the current firms in existence is The Durst Organization, which previously led the construction of One World Trade Center in a public-private partnership with The Port Authority. YIMBY recently interviewed its eponymous head, Douglas Durst, who gave updates on the firm’s major new Long Island City project, dubbed Sven, as well as a range of other topics.