This week, Governor Cuomo announced a $400 million plan to redevelop 7.2 acres of the Kingsboro Psychiatric Center campus in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. When complete, the medical campus will also include 900 affordable homes, public outdoor spaces, a full-sized basketball court, urban farms, a greenhouse, and dedicated space for community programming.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams rejected proposals to rezone a large assemblage of lots that would have supported a new 18-story mixed-use property in Prospect Heights. The proposed development site is located at 840 Atlantic Avenue and was projected to yield 300 rental apartments including up to 95 affordable housing units, 51,000 square feet of lower-level retail, and a 7,490-square-foot dance studio.
At a ceremony on June 23, the final steel beam for the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center was signed and lifted into place atop the Financial District structure. Designed by REX with Davis Brody Bond Architects as the executive architect and developed by an independent non-profit company called The Perelman, the cubic performance building stands 138 feet tall at the northern end of the original 16-acre World Trade Center complex, bound by Greenwich Street to the east, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s One World Trade Center to the west.
The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is now in search of a development partner to accelerate Resilient Edgemere, a major initiative to reinvigorate the Edgemere section of the Rockaways. The primary objective of the plan is to advance development of mixed-use, residential, and affordable housing properties in the community.
Permits have been filed for a three-story school building at 348 Deisius Street in Prince’s Bay, Staten Island. Located at the intersection of Deisius Street and Kingdom Avenue, the corner lot is within walking distance of the Staten Island Rail Huguenot station. Dean Johanson of the New York City School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.