9 DeKalb Avenue has passed a milestone in its way to becoming the first supertall skyscraper in the outer boroughs. The 73-story residential tower recently surpassed the 720-foot roof height of Brooklyn Point, giving it the title of the tallest structure in Brooklyn. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, 9 DeKalb Avenue will stand 1,066 feet tall and yield 425 rental apartments and 150 condominiums. The site is bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, the landmark Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn to the southwest, and DeKalb Avenue to the south.
Preliminary renderings have been revealed for 1045 Atlantic Avenue, a proposed 17-story mixed-use building in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The structure is planned to yield over 477,000 square feet of floor space with a mix of residential, retail, office space, and community facilities.
Today’s housing lottery round-up features seven buildings in Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and Brooklyn with available affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1262 Bushwick Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Bushwick Avenue and Halsey Street, the lot is two blocks from the Halsey Street subway station, serviced by the J train. Salvatore D’Avola of Neighborhood Restore HDFC, an affordable housing development non-profit is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is progressing on 8 Palmetto Street, a new seven-story mixed-use building in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Residential area is the building’s primary use type and will eventually yield 88 rental apartments. The project, also referred to as 1389 Broadway, is designed by GF55 Partners for private developer Erik Ekstein.