Renovation work is progressing on 105 Washington Street, a six-story former residential building in Manhattan’s Financial District that is being converted to a homeless shelter under the city’s Safe Haven program. Designed by EQ Architecture & Design and developed by The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), the 97-year-old structure spans 22,088 square feet and will yield 84 housing units. Penta Restoration Corp. is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Carlisle and Rector Streets.
Permits have been filed to expand a two-story structure into a six-story mixed-use building at 711 Kings Highway in Gravesend, Brooklyn. Located between East 7th Street and East 8th Street, the lot is near the Kings Highway subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Charles Ishay is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 35 Commercial Street, a newly constructed affordable housing property in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located within the Greenpoint Landing mega-complex, the 22-story building will contain 374 permanently affordable apartments and 7,600 square feet of retail space on the lower levels. The project is developed by Park Tower Group along with Greenpoint Landing Associates, New York City’s Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC).
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1952 Anthony Avenue in Tremont, The Bronx. Located between East Burnside Avenue and East 178th Street, the lot is in walking distance of the Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. David Goldberger is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 1435 East Gun Hill Road in Baychester, The Bronx. Located between Adee Avenue and Knapp Street, the lot is a short walk to the Gun Hill Road subway station, serviced by the 5 train. Brian O’Donovan of Excel Wood Holdings LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.