The glass facade is continuing its climb at Two Blue Slip, aka 41 Blue Slip , in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the second tower to rise in the Greenpoint Landing master plan. The topped-out reinforced concrete structure, which stands 40 stories tall above the waterfront, is designed by Handel Architects and co-developed by Park Tower Group and Brookfield Property Partners. L+M Development Partners is the third developer of Greenpoint Landing, but not for this particular tower. 41 Blue Slip stands taller than its adjacent residential sibling One Blue Slip, aka 37 Blue Slip, the first to be erected at the waterfront site.
Breaking Ground, New York’s largest supportive housing provider, is set to begin construction this week on Betances Residence, a new supportive, affordable housing property at 443 East 142nd Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Designed by COOKFOX, Betances Residence is expected to debut in 2021 and will contain 152 units for the formerly homeless and low-income seniors.
Work has begun on the curtain wall of 111 Varick Street, a topped-out 27-story residential building in Hudson Square. Designed by S9 Architecture and developed by Madigan Development, project is located at the northern corner of Varick Street and Broome Street, near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel. CM & Associates is in charge of the construction process, which has shifted to the installation of the building’s signature slate-colored geometric paneling.
The Department of Housing Preservation and Development has filed permits for four residential buildings at 83, 91, 93, and 95 Gateway Drive in East New York‘s Starrett City. Michael Gelfand of MHG Architects is listed as the architect of record for the four-story developments, which will be located adjacent to the Gateway Center shopping mall.
Mega Realty Holding and the Pancyprian Association are working in partnership to develop a new mixed-use property at 22-60 46th Street in the Ditmars-Steinway section of Astoria, Queens. Pending approvals from the city’s Department of Buildings, the development would yield 173,000 square feet of affordable and market-rate rentals, retail, and a small performance venue for the Cyprian and Hellenic communities.