Bronx Pro Group and Services for the UnderServed recently welcomed the first wave of residents to 1769 Jerome Avenue, a newly completed affordable and supportive housing property in the Morris Heights section of The Bronx. Marvel is the project architect and landscape architect for Jerome Court, the 16-story building comprising 175 apartments, including 105 supportive housing units, 69 affordable housing units, and one superintendent’s unit.
Foundation work is progressing at 585 Union Street, the site of a nine-story residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by Fogarty Finger and developed by Tavros Capital, Charney Companies, and Canyon Partners, the 95-foot-tall structure will span 167,000 square feet and yield 214 rental units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, with 25 percent designated as affordable housing, as well as 8,900 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. Broadway Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Sackett to the north, Union Street to the south, and 3rd Avenue to the east.
Demolition is moving along at 450 Union Street, the site of an eight-story mixed-use building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by Pilot Real Estate Group, the 100-foot-tall structure will span 68,999 square feet and yield 24 condominium units spread across 25,500 square feet, 43,499 square feet of commercial space on the first two stories, and a 30-foot long rear yard. Candid Demolition is the demolition contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Union and Bond Streets.
Work is unfolding rapidly on 550 Tenth Avenue, a 47-story residential skyscraper in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization and Goldman Sachs Asset Management JV, the 520-foot-tall structure will yield 430,000 square feet and 453 rental units, with 137 reserved for affordable housing, as well as 9,000 square feet of lower-level retail space, over 20,000 square feet of amenities, and 26,764 square feet of administrative office space for Covenant House. GO Covenant LLC is the owner and Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located along Tenth Avenue between West 40th and 41st Streets.
Excavation set to begin at 499 President Street, the site of an eight-story residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by The Brodsky Organizationwith Avery Hall Investments, the 322,000-square-foot structure will yield 350 rental units in studio to two-bedrooms layouts, with 25 percent designated for affordable housing, as well as 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the 1.6-acre property, which is bound by Union Street to the north, President Street to the south, and Nevins Street to the west.