City agencies have kicked off construction on a 21-story “tech hub” at 124 East 14th Street in Manhattan, just east of Union Square. Known officially as the Union Square Tech Training Center, the project is poised to accelerate the diversification of New York City’s technology sector through the provision of education facilities, vocational training, and on-site resources for local start-ups.
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.
Excavation work is getting started at 22 Chapel Street in Downtown Brooklyn. The ground-up, 20-story rental complex is designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Delshah Capital and OTL Enterprises. The superstructure will rise 211 feet high above Flatbush Avenue and sit between Chapel Street and Cathedral Place. A total of 133,181 square feet of residential space will be created and spread among 180 units.
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.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 227 Duffield Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Located between Willoughby Street and Fulton Street, the lot is located near several subway stations, including Hoyt Street with the 2 and 3 trains; DeKalb Avenue with the B, Q, and R trains; and Jay Street-Metrotech with the A, C, and F trains. Also nearby are a few high-rise residential developments in progress like 9 DeKalb Avenue and Brooklyn Point at 138 Willoughby Street. Samiel Hansab under the 227 Duffield Street Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.