Construction is in full swing for Ray Harlem at 2033 Fifth Avenue in the Special Arts District in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and Frida Escobedo, and developed by Ray and LMXD, the ground-up 21-story, 240-foot-tall mixed-use project will yield 222 rental units in the main tower ranging from studios to two-bedrooms, a portion of which are designated towards affordable housing, while the National Black Theatre (NBT) is expected to occupy 25,000 square feet of space on the ground floor, cellar level and floors three through five and feature a 250-seat flexible temple space and a 99-seat studio theater, classrooms, and offices. Little Wing Lee is the interior designer, Charcoalblue, Marvel Architects, and Studio & Projects are overseeing the theater aspect and Chatsworth Builders is listed at the general contractor for the property, which is located along Fifth Avenue between East 125th and East 126th Streets.
Excavation is underway at 729 Second Avenue, the site of a 20-story residential building in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Brause Realty, the 237-foot-tall structure will yield 120,000 square feet with 157 units and 4,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Titan Industrial SVC Corp and Alba Services Inc. are the demolition contractors for the property, which is located between East 38th and East 39th Streets.
Construction is quickly moving along at 110 North 1st Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed and developed by EDRE Development, alongside Issac & Stern Architects and DXA Studio, the topped-out seven-story reinforced concrete superstructure will yield a total of 38 condominium units ranging from one- to two-bedroom layouts, garden-style residences, full-floor homes, and an exclusive set of penthouses. Target Construction is listed as the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot between Berry and Wythe Avenue.
Construction is almost finished at 228 Berry Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Fischer Rasmussen Whitefield Architect and developed by Berry North LLC, the topped out eight-story, 85-foot-tall structure will yield a total of 35,329 square feet with 50 rental units spread across 34,825 square feet and an additional 504 square feet of ground-floor retail space. There will also be a cellar level containing 25 enclosed parking spaces, and 25 open-air parking spaces. Bluesky Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by North 1st Street to the north, and Grand Street to the south, and Berry Street to the east.
Excavation is progressing at 250 Water Street, the site of a 25-story mixed-use building in the South Street Seaport district of Lower Manhattan. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) and developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, the 324-foot-tall structure will span 550,000 square feet and yield 399 total units with 100 affordable rental apartments, Class A offices, retail space, and community facility space. Suffolk Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Peck Slip to the northeast, Pearl Street to the northwest, Water Street to the southeast, and Beekman Street to the southwest.