Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 213 Third Avenue in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Degraw Street and Third Avenue, the corner lot is near the Union Street subway station, serviced by the R train. Dolly Williams of A. Williams Construction is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is rising above street level on 35 Commercial Street, a 22-story residential tower in Greenpoint, Brooklyn‘s Greenpoint Landing mega-complex. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Park Tower Group along with Greenpoint Landing Associates, New York City’s Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the 344,463-square-foot structure will yield 373 affordable housing units. Construction began last year after the acquisition of $170 million in construction financing. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located between the intersection of Bell Slip to the west and Commercial and Clay Streets to the south.
Construction is now underway at 57 Alexander Street, a new seven-story residential development in Yonkers. The property is the latest development by Rose Associates in the area and will comprise 440 rental apartments with at least 10 percent designated as affordable housing units.
Exterior work is finishing up on Eagle + West, a two-tower residential project at 227 West Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by OMA and Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the 30- and 40-story reinforced concrete superstructures will yield a total of 745 rental units, with 30 percent planned as “income-targeted” apartments, marketed in accordance with the Affordable Housing New York program. James Corner Field Operations is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, Thornton Tomasetti is the façade consultant, Marmol Radziner is designing the interiors, and Highbury Concrete is responsible for constructing the buildings, which are located off the corner of Eagle and West Streets within the Greenpoint Landing master plan.
Façade installation is getting close to completion on Parcel F, a 57-story residential skyscraper in the two-tower Gotham Point development in Hunters Point South, Queens. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by The Gotham Organization, RiseBoro Community Partnership, Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the 559-foot-tall tower stands adjacent to Parcel G, its 33-story, 443-foot-tall sibling. Together, the buildings will yield 1,132 rental apartments, of which 75 percent will be dedicated to affordable housing with age-restricted homes for seniors, as well as a 1,100-seat Intermediate High School built by the School Construction Authority and a 5-acre waterfront park constructed by New York City’s Economic Development Corporation. Handel Architects is the interior designer and BHDM was responsible for the model apartment interiors for the property, which is bound by Center Boulevard to the north, 56th Avenue to the east, and 57th Avenue to the west.