Douglaston Development’s fourth and final tower on the Williamsburg waterfront topped out yesterday at 2 North 6th Place.
In the next few weeks, O’Neill Properties Group is expected to break ground on the 5.8-million-square-foot mixed-use mega-development planned on 418 acres along the Raritan River in Sayreville, New Jersey. The New York Times reports the project, dubbed the Pointe, will include 2,000 residential units, up to 1,000 hotel rooms, 750,000 square feet of office space, and 2.4 million square feet of commercial-retail space. Also approved is 226,000 square feet of Times Square-style digital signage across seven billboards.
Among the numerous hulking eyesores in New York City, Two Penn Plaza manages to make a particularly negative impact, and its placement above Penn Station helps cement the latter’s status as an architectural failure. But now we have a first look at plans to transform the structure completely, created by Bjarke Ingels Group/BIG for developer Vornado.
Back in December of 2014, YIMBY reported on the Landmarks Preservation Commission approval of the four-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 112 Atlantic Avenue, in northern Cobble Hill (within the Cobble Hill Historic District), after initial plans for the site were rejected the month before. Curbed NY now has a new rendering of the project, which is reportedly now under construction and using the address 325 Henry Street. The latest filings describe a 25,244-square-foot structure with 6,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The condominium units will begin on the second floor and should average a very spacious 2,169 square feet apiece. There will also be six bike storage spaces and an eight-car automated parking garage in the cellar. BKSK Architects is designing, and Avery Hall Investments and OTL Enterprises are the developers. Completion is probably expected later this year or in 2017.
William Schneider, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 100 Suydam Street, in western Bushwick, located two blocks from the Central Avenue stop on the M train. The new building will encompass 13,435 square feet and will include 1,846 and 574 square feet retail and community facility space, respectively, on the ground floor. The residential units should average a rental-sized 755 square feet apiece, and two of the three residential units on the fourth floor will feature penthouse space on a fifth-floor level. Ruslan Goychayev’s Brooklyn-based RSLN Architecture is the architect of record. Demolition permits were filed in early 2015 for the existing single-story structure at 102 Suydam Street.