Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1194 Bedford Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Putnam Avenue and Jefferson Avenue, the interior lot is four blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train. Israel Zajgarten of Spencer Developers Inc is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction continues to move toward completion at 11 Hoyt Street, a 57-story residential skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Developed by Tishman Speyer and designed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang with Hill West Architects as the architect of record, the 620-foot-tall structure stands out on the skyline with its distinctive rippling façade. Michaelis Boyd Associates is leading the interior design for the property’s 481 residential units, which come in 190 unique layouts. Edmund Hollander of Hollander Design is in charge of the landscaping for the building’s private outdoor green spaces.
Exterior work is progressing at One Willoughby Square, a 495-foot-tall office skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Alternately addressed as 420 Albee Square, the project is designed by FXCollaborative and being developed by JEMB Realty, and will yield 500,000 square feet of Class A office space. Gilbane Building Company is in charge of constructing the reinforced concrete edifice, which stands as the tallest new office building in Brooklyn.
Demolition work is progressing at 547–589 Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn, the site of a proposed skyscraper. RedSky Capital, LLC is reported to be the developer of the triangular-shaped parcel, which is listed as “Fulton Mall” on its website. The plot was assembled and purchased for $104 million and is bound by DeKalb Avenue to the north, Flatbush Avenue Extension diagonally to the east, Fulton Street to the south, and Bond Street to the west. It’s unclear whether the tower is slated for residential or commercial use.
Greenpoint’s iconic ACME Smoked Fish Factory has now entered a mandatory public review process known as ULURP or the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure. This phase is a major step forward for the expansion which required zoning text amendments, an environmental assessment statement, and initial approvals from the Department of City Planning.