Curtain wall installation is shaping up on 65 Private Drive, a 40-story residential tower and the tallest component in the four-tower Calyer Place master plan from Cooper Robertson & Partners in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by M&H Realty, the 439-foot-tall structure stands at the intersection of West and Oak Streets along the East River.
Douglaston Development has launched leasing at 3Eleven, a 60-story residential skyscraper at 311 Eleventh Avenue at the convergence of West Chelsea and Hudson Yards. Designed by FXCollaborative, the 695-foot-tall structure yields 938 units with 703 market-rate rentals and 235 homes reserved for affordable housing. Move-ins are expected to commence this fall.
Construction is rising on the The Refinery, a commercial conversion and expansion of the 140-year-old Domino Sugar Refinery at 292 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU) and developed by Two Trees, the $250 million project will convert the former manufacturing plant into a modern office complex while preserving the structure’s historic brick façade, arched windows, and chimney. The Refinery will stand 235 feet tall and feature a new 27,000-square-foot barrel-vaulted glass dome for a penthouse office space, as well as fully rebuilt interiors by Dencityworks and Bonetti/Kozerski, new landscaping and outdoor seating surrounding the ground floor, and reworked Domino Sugar signage above the roofline. The development is the centerpiece of the Domino Sugar master plan by SHoP Architects and James Corner Field Operations and is located to the west of Kent Avenue between South 2nd and South 3rd Streets.
Excavation is set to begin at 50 Commercial Street, a nine-story mixed-use building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by T.F. Cusanelli and Filletti Architects and developed by Rimani Realty, the 108-foot-tall structure will yield 32,642 square feet with 27 residential units spread across 20,213 square feet, as well as 2,681 square feet of commercial area, enclosed parking space for three vehicles, and a restaurant space on the ground floor. All State 12 is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a triangular plot at the intersection of Commercial and Clay Streets.
Below-grade work is in full swing at 171 Calyer Street, the site of a six-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by PKSB Architects and developed by 171 Calyer Street Project, LLC, the 70,071-square-foot structure will yield 33 units and 5,615 square feet of ground-floor retail space. MJM Associates Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the intersection of Calyer and Lorimer Streets.