Seaport Residences Remains Indefinitely Stalled at 161 Maiden Lane in Financial District, Manhattan

Leading off our Turkey Week rundown of prominent stalled projects in New York City is Seaport Residences, a 60-story residential skyscraper at 161 Maiden Lane along the border of Lower Manhattan’s Financial District and the South Street Seaport District. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Fortis Property Group, the slender 670-foot-tall tower, originally dubbed One Seaport, was planned to span 200,000 square feet and yield 80 condominium units with interiors by Groves & Co. Ray Builders was the last general contractor to work on the beleaguered project, which stands on a narrow site bound by South Street and Maiden Lane, directly across from the FDR Drive and the East River.

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84-88 Beacon Avenue, via Google Maps

Plans Approved for Residential Project at 84-88 Beacon Avenue in Jersey City

Plans have been approved for 84-88 Beacon Avenue, a five-story residential building in Jersey City. The project, spearheaded by GN Management, will combine the sites of several existing structures on Beacon Avenue in the Jersey City Heights neighborhood and yield 24 units in one- to three-bedroom units. The property is located at the corner of Beacon and Oakland Avenues.

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Two-Building Development Tops Out at 218 Front Street in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn

Construction tops out on 218 Front Street, a seven-story two-building residential complex in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by S. Wieder Architect and developed and built by Chess Builders, the ground-up project will yield 218 rental apartments with 66 affordable housing units, as well as 350 square feet of commercial space and 180 square feet of community space on the ground floor. The large interior lot is bound by Front Street to the north and York Street to the south, and was formerly occupied by a one-story industrial warehouse with an open-air lumber yard.

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