In an exciting announcement from the Office of Governor Cuomo, the state has awarded development rights and construction funding for four new housing projects that will collectively create more than 2,700 affordable-supportive residential units. Herkimer Gardens, located at 483 Herkimer Street in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, is one of the projects to receive funding and approvals from the Governor’s $1.4 billion “Vital Brooklyn” housing initiative.
The glass facade is continuing its climb at Two Blue Slip, aka 41 Blue Slip , in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the second tower to rise in the Greenpoint Landing master plan. The topped-out reinforced concrete structure, which stands 40 stories tall above the waterfront, is designed by Handel Architects and co-developed by Park Tower Group and Brookfield Property Partners. L+M Development Partners is the third developer of Greenpoint Landing, but not for this particular tower. 41 Blue Slip stands taller than its adjacent residential sibling One Blue Slip, aka 37 Blue Slip, the first to be erected at the waterfront site.
Local design firm J Frankl Associates, also referred to as J Frankl C Mallea Architects & Engineers, has published renderings of an eight-story mixed-use building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at 1694 Church Avenue, the structure will top out at 84 feet and contain 33,800 square feet of residential space and 7,250 square feet of commercial area, in addition to parking accommodations for 25 vehicles and 25 bikes. The residential component will be divided among 49 apartments, most likely rentals based on the average scope of 690 square feet.
The Department of Housing Preservation and Development has filed permits for four residential buildings at 83, 91, 93, and 95 Gateway Drive in East New York‘s Starrett City. Michael Gelfand of MHG Architects is listed as the architect of record for the four-story developments, which will be located adjacent to the Gateway Center shopping mall.
A recently revealed rendering offers a first glimpse of 200 Parkville Avenue in Kensington, Brooklyn. The residential building is designed by Charles Mallea Architect, who outfitted the structure with a modernist, mixed-material façade comprised of composite wood, grey masonry, and white ornamental accents.