Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center’s North Campus will soon be replaced by a two-building affordable housing complex in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Known as Kingsbrook Estates, the new development will comprise 266 units and a diverse assortment of community facilities with a focus on health and wellness, employment, and comprehensive care.
Plans for a Hampton Inn at 110 East 149th Street in The Bronx have been scrapped according to new designs revealed by Dattner Architects. The forthcoming development will instead debut as a mixed-use commercial structure comprised of ground-floor retail with five floors of office area above. The building will top out at six stories and is expected to debut by 2020.
A new 100-percent affordable housing building designed by Dattner Architects recently broke ground in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. Located at 50 Pennsylvania Avenue, the 94-foot-tall structure includes 218 apartments, amenity spaces, and ground floor retail. A portion of the residences will be set aside for the formerly homeless and “frail elderly households.”
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 521 East 98th Street in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Strauss Street and East 98th Street, the lot is near the Saratoga Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Brookdale Hospital Medical Center is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Following initial feedback from the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Dattner Architects is scheduled for another round of public hearings to present plans for a major restoration and expansion of the former Empire State Dairy building at 2840 Atlantic Avenue in East New York. New renderings of the project reveal a modified façade, reorganization of rooftop mechanicals, and slightly altered window systems.