Last week, the Fifth Avenue Committee and the Brooklyn Public Library celebrated the official commencement of construction on the new Sunset Park Public Library. Located at 5108 Fourth Avenue, the eight-story structure will also contain 49-units of affordable housing for low-income households.
Vertu Hospitality has released preliminary renderings of Umbrella Hotel, a new development under construction in an industrial corner of the South Bronx. Located near the Harlem River at 164 Canal Street West in Mott Haven, the five story building will measure just under 31,000 square feet.
Developer Carthage Real Estate Advisors has revealed new details surrounding a major redevelopment of the Ennis Francis Houses in Harlem. If approved, the long-dilapidated housing block would be demolished and replaced by two new residential buildings offering a combination of affordable and market-rate homes.
GE-T Architects have revealed proposals to renovate an existing, seven-story building at 29-31 Leonard Street, located within the Tribeca West Historic District. Silvera Properties reportedly purchased the property in 2018 for $24.5 million, and the submission will head to the City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission this week for review.
Morris Adjmi Architects will soon appear before the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to propose a new mixed-use development in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. If approved, the existing one-story commercial building at 38 West 8th Street would be replaced by a six-story residential property with ground-floor retail and a small community facility.