Installation has begun on the first batch of windows for 611 West 56th Street, aka 823 Eleventh Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen. Located at the northwestern corner of West 56th Street and Eleventh Avenue, the 37-story condominium tower is designed by Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza and will feature a bright, clean finish of white limestone between the grid of windows. The 450-foot-tall tower is being developed by Sumaida + Khurana and LENY and will contain 80 units.
The United Methodist Church and Bronx Pro Group have partnered to redevelop a long-vacant church property at 1080 Washington Avenue in Morrisania, The Bronx into a 100-percent affordable housing project. Designed by Curtis & Ginsberg Architects, the new 12-story, 114,000-square-foot building will eventually yield 154 units of senior housing, residential amenities, and 5,712 square feet of community facilities.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 349 West 141st Street in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan. Located between Edgecombe Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue, the lot is one block south of the 145th Street subway station, serviced by the A, B, C, and D trains. Jason Benta of OWJE Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 1463 New York Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Foster Avenue and Farragut Road, the lot is close to the Newkirk Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Eugene Khody of Balanced Living Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The steel superstructure of 181 Mercer Street is now several floors above street level in Greenwich Village. The massive, 1.9-million-square-foot expansion of the NYU campus is located along Houston Street, directly to the east of I. M. Pei’s University Village complex. The 23-story project is designed by Davis Brody Bond along with KieranTimberlake.