It’s been three months since we got a first look at what’s coming to 11 Hoyt Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Now, construction is starting to rise above street level. The latest images from Tectonic reveal that the building has reached its sixth floor, just shy of one-eighth of the eventual total floor count. At this point, no elements of the distinctive design from the renderings are visible. The 51-story condominium tower is being designed by Studio Gang, a Chicago-based firm. This will be their first residential building in New York City.
Permits have been filed for a fourteen-story assisted living facility at 1622-1632 York Avenue in Yorkville, Manhattan. The site is just one block from Carl Schurz Park, home to the Gracie Mansion, the official home of the Mayor of New York City. Two avenues away is the 86th Street subway station, serviced by the N and Q trains. The Engel Burman Group is behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1389 Broadway in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The site is one block away from the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Erik Ekstein of Ekstein Development will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed-use building at 28-57 45th Street, in a mostly residential part of Astoria, Queens. Seven blocks away is the 46th Street subway station, serviced by the E, M and R trains. Alex Lamartina will be responsible for the development.
In exciting news for Sunset Park, plans for 6208 8th Avenue are now pushing closer to reality. A major proposal for the former railroad site in Brooklyn would create over one million square feet of mixed-use development. The structures would include commercial, residential, and community facility space. The site is next door to the 8th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N trains. Since YIMBY last checked in on progress, the design has not changed, but new information has now been released providing specific details for the proposal.