Foundation work has begun at 159 Broadway, a 26-story mixed-use residential project in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and developed by Cornell Realty Management LLC, the 133,340-square-foot project is located across the street from Peter Luger Steakhouse and directly abuts the 145-year-old landmarked Williamsburgh Savings Bank. The structure will eventually top out at 277 feet and become one of the tallest buildings in the neighborhood.
Proposals for a new mixed-use residential development in Greenpoint, Brooklyn received a thumbs down from the local Community Board and the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). As presented by PKSB Architects, the seven-story building at 171 Calyer Street would have comprised 70,171 square feet.
New renderings from Tan Architect offer a first look at a proposed residential building at 831 Hart Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Permit applications filed by But Development Group specify a four-story, 54-foot-tall building with seven rental units. The new renderings, however, appear to illustrate a five-story structure with roof-level outdoor space. The pale brick façade includes large floor-to-ceiling windows that facilitate the flow of natural light into each apartment.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will again review proposals to construct a new seasonal venue space on the Fulton Ferry Landing Pier in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The project was originally proposed at a hearing in April 2019, where LPC expressed concerns that the building would obstruct views of the surrounding historic waterfront and downtown Manhattan. The design team, led by Starling Architecture, was also asked to replace the white exterior elements with with brown and other dark colors.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 17 Eckford Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Manhattan Avenue and Eckford Street, the lot is also addressed as 494 Manhattan Avenue. The closest subway is the Nassau Avenue station, serviced by the G train. Yisroel Greenfeld under the 494 Manhattan LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.