The New York Times has published an in-depth feature on the new Irish Arts Center, which is scheduled to open in December at its new location in Hell’s Kitchen. We are thrilled to have been part of the team that brought the next act of this important cultural center to life. You can read more coverage in the Irish Times, 6sqft, Playbill, Irish Central, and New York YIMBY.
As reported in Patch, officials have broken ground on 811 Lexington, an affordable housing development in Bedford-Stuyvesant that will include 63 rent-stabilized apartments for senior citizens earning less than 60% area median income (AMI) and a superintendent’s unit. Approximately one-third of the units will be set aside for senior citizens at risk of homelessness. The development will also include a multi-purpose community room, rooftop garden, office space, and 20 parking spaces for a nearby church. The building is expected to be completed in 2023.
The firm is pleased to announce that it will serve as project counsel for Stapleton Site A RFP, which will transform a City-owned site in Stapleton on the North Shore of Staten Island into 100% affordable housing. Stapleton Site A will be developed by Monadnock, the Sisters of Charity Housing Development Corporation (SCHDC), and the Master Group, in partnership with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD).
Passive house affordable housing development Sendero Verde received an Award of Merit in the Multifamily Residence Category of the 2021 Connecticut Green Building Council Awards. Administered by the Connecticut Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, the Awards recognize excellence in green building design throughout the United States. The award was accepted by Steven Winter Associates, Inc., who provided Passive House consulting and verification and other services relating to energy and environmental certifications.
As reported in New York Yimby, construction is progressing at the mixed-use buildings at 55 Suffolk Street and 64 Norfolk Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Together the two buildings will comprise the Broome Street Development, a 387,223 square-foot complex developed by Gotham Organization.
The first four stories of 55 Suffolk Street are currently visible, along with a recently erected construction crane. The structure of 64 Norfolk Street is at street level but is expected to begin rising shortly. The entire Broome Street Development is expected to be completed by June 2023.
Broome Street Development will create 488 rental units, of which 209 will be permanently affordable housing. 55 Suffolk Street will include a new headquarters for the Chinese-American Planning Council, while 64 Norfolk will be the new home of the Beth Hamedrash Hagodol synagogue and cultural center.
A ribbon-cutting on September 29 marked the opening of the new 100% affordable senior housing development at 1490 Southern Boulevard in the Bronx, as reported in the Bronx Times, New York YIMBY, CityLand. The building provides 114 units for households making up to 50% of Area Median Income (AMI); 30% of those units are set aside for formerly homeless older adults. The building also features community space, social service space, a second-floor garden, a fitness center, laundry facilities, and a landscaped terrace. 1490 Southern was developed by Type A Real Estate Advisors, a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) in collaboration with JASA.