Work is moving along on the exterior recladding of Harborside 1, Harborside 2, and Harborside 3, a contiguous set of eight- to 12-story buildings along the Jersey City waterfront. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects and developed by Mack-Cali Realty Corporation and SJP Properties, the $75 million project will transform the exterior look of the full-block complex, which is bound by Harborside Place to the north, Hudson Street to the west, and Christopher Columbus Drive to the south.
An Environmental Assessment Statement released by the NYC Department of City Planning reveals how proposals to rezone Manhattan’s SoHo and NoHo neighborhoods could permanently alter the area. The actions aim to expand allowable residential density for multifamily buildings, spur the construction of income-restricted and permanently affordable housing, and increase available community facilities. If approved, the upzone could spur the development of more than 3,200 new apartment units, 108,000 gross square feet of retail space, and 35,000 square feet of community facilities. Estimates for residential development include up to 940 affordable apartment units.
A new international supermarket and grocery store recently opened its doors at Greenpoint Landing, an expanding residential complex located on the shores of north Brooklyn. Known as Riverside Market, the new 24-hour retail store will occupy the lower levels of 7 Bell Slip between Newtown Creek and the East River.
The next URBY-branded development to debut in New Jersey will soon break ground in Downtown Newark. Led by developer L+M Partners, Newark URBY will eventually comprise 250 market-rate residences ranging from studios up to three-bedroom apartments and 4,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Almost all of the fenestration for the multi-story addition atop 100 Vandam Street is now complete and revealed from behind scaffolding in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX and developed by Jeff Greene, the residential project involves the construction of 20 floors above a 132-year-old building that once operated as a coal power plant. The 300-foot-tall structure is located at the corner of Greenwich Street and Vandam Street.