The L-shapedÂ holeÂ dug on the site vacated last year byÂ The Place apartment complexÂ has been getting filledÂ up, and some wooden framing is now beginning to peek over the top of the leafy northern wall of 59 at the Graustark St. bridge. The plan for Encore’s under-construction Castle Court development involves stackingÂ 5 floors of apartments on the site,Â with additionalÂ levels of parking underneathÂ —Â the rendering above depicts its above-ground height as a floor taller than Trammell Crow’s newish Muse complex just down GraustarkÂ at the corner with Richmond Ave.
The Encore project fronts Castle Ct. at the intersection with Yupon St., and faces Graustark just south of Black Hole Coffee Shop and Graustark Laundry,Â as shown in theÂ floorplan belowÂ from the company’s brochure for would-be foreign investors under the EB-5Â program:
Here’s the current state ofÂ affairs as seen from the Castle Ct. side yesterday afternoon:
And here’s the view you get wandering down Graustark from the Black Hole bike racks:
- Encore Castle Court EB-5 Flier [Encore Global]
- Previously on Swamplot: Daily Demolition Report: Empty Hull;Â Greystar Giving Residents of The Place Apartments on Castle Ct. Another 5 Months, Sending Them into Black Hole;Â New Owner of The Place Apartments in Castle Court Plans â€˜Lease Downâ€™; All Tenants Out by End of April?, Getting Out of The Place?