Architectural photographer Tectonic recently checked in on the progress at 80 Flatbush Avenue in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Demolition is underway to clear the site for the construction of a multi-structure development that will include one of the borough’s tallest skyscrapers. A large assembly of scaffolding and black netting shrouds what remains of the original brick structure that is being dismantled floor by floor. Last year the City Council approved the project, which had a reduction in size and scale and a redesign of the largest tower. Alloy Development is the developer of the complex, which is located on a triangular plot bound by Flatbush Avenue, State Street, Third Avenue, and a small sliver of Schermerhorn Street.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1884 Broadway in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between MacDougal Street and Hull Street, the lot is three blocks from the Broadway Junction subway station, serviced by the A, C, J, L, and Z trains. Yisroel Greenfeld under the Broadway 1884 LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Newark city officials have revealed plans for the next phase of redevelopment that will surround the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and aim to transform the city’s entire downtown area. The initiative is formally known as the New Jersey Performing Arts Center Waterfront Masterplan and calls for the creation of a mixed-use urban center and rejuvenation of the blighted Passaic Riverfront.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 57 South 6th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Wythe Avenue and South 6th Street, the lot is closest to the Marcy Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Vision Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council recently debuted the first permanent arts and culture center on Governors Island. Known as the LMCC Arts Center at Governors Island, the new building spans 40,000 square feet and contains a range of facilities including artist studios and gallery spaces, a performance center, and the island’s first outdoor café.