J Frankl Associates has released renderings for a new eight-story mixed-use property in Borough Park, Brooklyn following the issuance of permits from the New York City Department of Buildings. Located on a corner lot at 5501 New Utrecht Avenue, the reinforced concrete structure will feature an industrial-style brick and metal façade, and a large setback above the sixth floor for an outdoor terrace and additional residential area.
Work is nearing completion on Extell’s Brooklyn Point, number 26 on YIMBY’s countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in the city. The 68-story, 720-foot-tall skyscraper, which is also addressed as 138 Willoughby Street, is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and is part of the third and final phase of the City Point complex in Downtown Brooklyn. SLCE Architects is serving as the architect of record, while Katherine Newman is designing the interior spaces. A total of 458 units, ranging from studio to three-bedroom units, will be created.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 31 Bleecker Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Bushwick Avenue and Evergreen Avenue, the lot is near the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Bleecker 125 Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A crowning “Welcome” at 30 Columbia Heights, better known as Panorama, is now in full view above the Brooklyn Heights waterfront. The new sign replaces the iconic Watchtower sign that stood as a signifier of the now-removed Jehovah’s Witness headquarters that formerly occupied the building.
A nine-story mixed-use development at 58 Vanderbilt Avenue near the Brooklyn Navy Yard will soon kick off construction following approvals from the New York City Department of Buildings. From local developer Bruchy Lefkowitz, the building will top out at 107 feet and comprise approximately 106,000 square feet.