Leasing has begun for two timber buildings being built at 320 and 360 Wythe Avenue, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The projects are making history by way of construction materials, and will become the first new developments in over a century to be built in New York City with a timber structure. Hansen Architects, established in 1945, will be responsible for the design.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 43-46 39th Place, in Sunnyside, Queens. The site is a block from the 40th Street-Lowery Street Station, serviced by the 7 train. The lot is right on the corner of Queens Boulevard, which is populated with retail and restaurant storefronts for several blocks, and YIMBY now has the reveal for the design, by Raymond Chan Architects.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 532 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The site is nearby the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center commercial intersection and Brooklyn Museum. The Clinton-Washington Avenues Station, serviced by the A and C trains, is a block away. Also nearby is the Pratt Institute campus. Afshari PC will be responsible for the design.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building to be built at 2-29 Beach 14th Street, in Far Rockaway, Queens. The project replaces a derelict 2-story house. The site is about a mile away from the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station, the last stop for the A train. The Far Rockaway LIRR station is another five blocks from the subway. Red Group Management will be responsible for the development.
Among the new towers rising along the Brooklyn waterfront, The Greenpoint, which has already topped out, is among the tallest in its eponymous neighborhood. Cladding has reached the top of the 40-story residential building, interior work is currently underway, and today, YIMBY has a look at the views from within.