Crews are readying for excavation at the site of Majestic, a 12-story residential building at 540 DeGraw Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Domain Companies, Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Urban Investment Group, Vorea Group, and Mega Development, the 146-foot-tall structure will span 244,882 square feet and yield 268 rental units with an average scope of 861 square feet, as well as 13,929 square feet of retail and office space and 45 enclosed parking spaces. Twenty-five percent of the apartments will be designated for affordable housing. Future Green Studio is the landscape designer and Mega Contracting Group is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 537 Sackett Street and bound by DeGraw Street to the north, Sackett Street to the south, and Nevins Street to the west.
Renovation work is progressing on 105 Washington Street, a six-story former residential building in Manhattan’s Financial District that is being converted to a homeless shelter under the city’s Safe Haven program. Designed by EQ Architecture & Design and developed by The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), the 97-year-old structure spans 22,088 square feet and will yield 84 housing units. Penta Restoration Corp. is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Carlisle and Rector Streets.
Exterior work is nearing completion on the Warren Street Hotel, an 11-story building at 86 Warren Street in Tribeca. Designed by Paul Taylor with Stonehill Taylor and developed by Firmdale on a land lease from Solil Management, the 135-foot-tall structure will span 44,000 square feet and yield 69 guest rooms operated by Firmdale Hotels, as well as the 150-seat Warren Bar and Restaurant, a drawing room, an orangery, and a private event space. Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor and Kit Kemp is the interior designer for the project, which rises from the site of a former parking lot between Greenwich Street and West Broadway.
Excavation and pilings are getting underway at 111 Washington Street, the site of a 64-story residential skyscraper in Manhattan’s Financial District. Developed by Carlisle New York Apartments, the 712-foot-tall structure will yield 326,221 square feet with 462 residential units, 7,000 square feet of commercial space, and a 60-foot-long rear yard. Consigli Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 8 Carlisle Street and located at the corner of Washington and Carlisle Streets.
Façade installation has reached the Art Deco-inspired crown of Monogram New York, a 35-story residential skyscraper at 135 East 47th Street in Midtown East. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Navigation Capital Group, the 500-foot-tall structure will yield 191 condominium units designed by Shanghai-based Neri & Hu in studio to two-bedroom penthouse layouts, as well as 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Anthology Group is the hospitality partner and Cauldwell Wingate is the general contractor for the tower, which is located between Lexington and Third Avenues. CORE is handling sales and marketing of the units with asking prices ranging from under $1 million to $5 million for the four-bedroom penthouses.