YIMBY recently went on a hard-hat tour of Jeanne Gang’s 620-foot-tall, 57-story skyscraper at 11 Hoyt Street in Downtown Brooklyn. The wavy, rippling precast façade has reached the flat roof parapet, while work on the podium and lower floors is headed toward completion. Tishman Speyer is the developer and Hill West is the architect of record for the Studio Gang-designed residential project. Edmund Hollander of Hollander Design is in charge of landscaping for the outdoor green space above the motor courtyard and podium section.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 173 McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located between Meserole Avenue and Calyer Street, the lot is five blocks from the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Guy Peleg under the Artlife 173-175 McGuinness LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 853 Lexington Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Broadway and Patchen Avenue, the lot is near the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Yosef Beer under the JB Lexington LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A four-story residential structure at 1064 Hancock Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn has begun construction after filing permits nearly six years ago. The project is being developed by MP Bristol Realty and designed by Think Architecture & Design. Permits for the original project were filed in 2014 and called for a six-unit structure measuring approximately 4,345 square feet. It is unclear why MP Bristol Realty ditched original those plans in favor of the current iteration, which is 45 feet tall and comprises 10,150 square feet.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 414 Vandalia Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Jerome Street and Ashford Street, the site is near the New Lots Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 train. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.