Articles by Michael Young and Matt Pruznick

New Renderings Revealed For ‘The Coney’ Casino Master Plan in Coney Island, Brooklyn

New renderings have been revealed for The Coney, a massive casino, hotel, and entertainment complex proposed for Coney Island, Brooklyn. From developers Saratoga Casino Holdings, Global Gaming Solutions, Legends, and Thor Equities, the project is the latest in the slew of New York City casino proposals vying for the coveted downstate gaming license. If realized, it would also bring a 32-story, 500-room hotel tower, a 2,500-seat concert venue, 90,000 square feet of meeting and event space, retail and dining establishments, and a public green space to the proverbial People’s Playground.

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Rendering of 335 Eighth Avenue - Courtesy of MAG Partners, COOKFOX Architects

335 Eighth Avenue Reaches Pinnacle in Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction has reached the final floor of 335 Eighth Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by MAG Partners and Mutual Redevelopment Houses, Inc., the 200,000-square-foot structure will yield 188 rental units in studio to two-bedroom layouts, a 23,000-square-foot Lidl supermarket, and additional ground-floor retail space. Thirty percent of the homes will be reserved for affordable housing. The property is being built by Urban Atelier Group and is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 26th Street within the Penn South affordable housing cooperative, officially known as Mutual Redevelopment Houses.

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New Renderings Released For ONE38 At 138 Bruckner Boulevard in Mott Haven, The Bronx

New renderings have been released for ONE38, a 12-story residential building at 138 Bruckner Boulevard in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Designed by Greenberg Farrow in collaboration with Michaelis Boyd and developed by JCS Realty Group, the structure will yield 579 units in studio to two-bedroom layouts with 131 affordable units and more than 40,000 square feet of amenities. Leasing has begun for the property, which is bound by Bruckner Boulevard to the north, East 132nd Street to the south, and St. Ann’s Avenue to the east.

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125 3rd Street Rises Above Gowanus, Brooklyn

Construction is rising on 125 3rd Street, a 14-story residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by Fogarty Finger and developed by Ariel Property Advisors, the structure will yield 130 units with 25 to 30 percent set aside for affordable housing, and 12,750 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The property is located on a 20,407-square-foot block-through lot with 60 feet of frontage along 2nd Street and over 157 feet of frontage along 3rd Street. An exact number of affordable units has yet to be revealed.

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New Renderings Released For 341 10th Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn

New renderings have been released for the 341 10th Street, a three-tower residential development in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Stellar Management, with support on the affordable housing by Fifth Avenue Committee, the nearly 245,000-square-foot master plan consists of two new residential towers and the rehabilitation of an existing apartment building, and will yield a total of 459 rental units. There will be 305 new units created, while the existing 154 units will all be dedicated to affordable housing via Article XI regulatory agreement with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development. A new tower facing 9th Street will contain 100 new affordable units, while the second tower facing 10th Street will be built with 205 new units, 62 of which will be affordable. The project will also include retail spaces designed for local small business and nonprofit organizations, and redesigned sidewalks for improved pedestrian safety. The property is bound by 9th and 10th Streets and 4th and 5th Avenues.

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