The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark has big plans to diversify its campus with residential developments and a dining venue, as well as the construction of an arts and education center. The proposed buildings are part of the performing center’s goal to become a city lifestyle destination and further the cultural hub’s impact on the downtown neighborhood. L + M Development Partners has teamed up with NJPAC and Larchmont for the 7.3-acre campus expansion. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is responsible for the design of the buildings and streetscapes. NJPAC purchased the property from the state of New Jersey in December 2018.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Two Blue Slip, aka 41 Blue Slip, a 40-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Park Tower Group and Brookfield Property Partners, the Greenpoint Landing waterfront structure yields 421 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 127 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $81,258 to $192,400.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 534-536 Third Avenue in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Robert Gilardian of Gilar Realty is listed as the owner under the Third Avenue Pavilion Residences LLC. Located at the intersection of Third Avenue and East 36th Street, the 9,875-square-foot site has approximately 99 feet of street frontage.
Exterior work is nearing completion on One Boerum Place, a 22-story residential building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Avery Hall Investments, Allegra Holdings, and Aria Development Group, the $250 million project will yield 96 apartments designed by Gachot Studios. Nancy Packes, Inc. has launched leasing for the homes, which range from one- to four-bedroom layouts with access to a wide range of amenities. One Boerum Place is bound by Boerum Place to the west, Fulton Street to the north, and Red Hook Lane to the east.