This Monday, the City Planning Commission certified a major initiative to rezone Manhattan’s Soho and Noho Historic Districts. The goal of the initiative is to expand allowable residential density for multifamily buildings, spur the construction of income-restricted and permanently affordable housing, and increase available community facilities.
Quinlan Development Group recently celebrated the commencement of construction at 230 Classon Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The forthcoming multifamily building will stand 17 stories and comprise 143,000 square feet.
A teaser site and new renderings have been released for Olympia, a 26-story mixed-use residential building, in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood. Developed by teaser site and new renderings have been released for Olympia, a 26-story mixed-use residential building at 30 Front Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Developed by Fortis Property Group and designed by Hill West Architects with Workstead handling interiors, the 270-foot-tall tower will yield 76 condominium units.ategory/fortis-property-group”>Fortis Property Group and designed by Hill West Architects with Workstead handling interiors, the 270-foot-tall tower rises at 30 Front Street.
Construction is nearing topping out on Turken House, a 21-story mixed-use building at 300 East 41st Street in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of Murray Hill. Designed by Perkins + Will for a non-profit company called The Turken Foundation, the nearly 80,000-square-foot structure will stand 227 feet tall and provide Turkish students with 82 turnkey residences, both single- and double-occupancy quarters, and help with scholarships and job opportunities in the United States. 300 East 41st Street is located at the corner of East 41st Street and Second Avenue, near both the United Nations and Grand Central Terminal, and was previously occupied by two low-rise properties that were purchased for a combined $17.5 million.
Full demolition permits have been filed for 400 West 219th Street in Inwood, Manhattan. Bound by Ninth Avenue, West 219th Street, and West 218th Street, the site is also addressed as 201 West 218th Street.