Exterior work is nearing completion on the Urban League Empowerment Center, a 17-story mixed-use building at 121 West 125th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by The Prusik Group, BRP Companies, L+M Development Partners, and Taconic Partners, the 414-000-square-foot structure will yield 170 residential units with an affordable housing component, 70,000 square feet of Class A office space, and 110,000 square feet of retail area including a Target and a 28,000-square-foot Trader Joe’s on the ground floor. Other tenants include National Urban League and the Urban Civil Rights Experience Museum. Congress Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is located between West 126th Street to the north, 125th Street to the south, Malcolm X Boulevard to the east, and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard to the west.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2750-2754 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, a pair of low-rise mixed-use buildings spanning six and eight stories in Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by NDKazalas Architecture and developed by Haussmann Development, the structures yield a total of 27 residences, three ground-floor retail spaces, and community space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are nine units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $80,983 to $187,330.
City officials recently celebrated the commencement of construction on a new public health laboratory and contagion testing center at 40 West 137th Street in Harlem. The facility will serve as headquarters for New York City Public Health Laboratory and will be operated by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 316 West 135th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. Located between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue, the lot is steps from the 135th Street subway station, serviced by the A, B, C, and D trains. Javier Martinez of Artifact Real Estate Development Company is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 2335 12th Avenue in West Harlem, Manhattan. Located between West 133rd and West 134th Streets, the lot is near the 137th Street-City College subway station, serviced by the 1 train. Javier Martinez of Artifact is listed as the owner behind the applications.