This month Long Island University and RXR Realty celebrated the commencement of a multimillion-dollar capital improvement project at the institution’s Downtown Brooklyn campus. Located near the buzzing intersection of Flatbush and Dekalb Avenues, the improvement plan arrives as part of an initiative to modernize existing academic and recreational facilities.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 453 Liberty Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Wyona Street and Bradford Street, the lot is a few blocks from the Liberty Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train. Guy Shor under the 453 Liberty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
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.