The Durst Organization Debuts Two Rental Towers at 10 Halletts Point in Astoria, Queens

Rendering of 10 Hallets Point - Durst OrganizationRendering of 10 Hallets Point - Durst Organization

Leasing has officially launched for a new, two-towered development by The Durst Organization in Astoria, Queens. Located at 10 Halletts Point, the 22 and 19-story towers are just the first components of a sprawling, seven-building development that will eventually comprise 2.4 million square feet. It will include more than 2,100 apartments, affordable housing, a public waterfront esplanade, and retail area.

Designed by Dattner Architects, 10 Halletts Point contains 404 rental units, ranging from studio to three-bedroom layouts. Each unit will include floor-to-ceiling windows, high-end appliances, and hardwood flooring. On the low-end, studio units are priced starting at $2150, while the most premium two-bedroom units fetch $4050.

Residential renderings for 10 Halletts Point – The Durst Organization

Residential amenities include multiple outdoor areas, a large fitness center and yoga studio, a children’s play room, a library, co-working spaces, and on-site parking. As an added perk, the building will also offer shuttle service to local subway and ferry stations for morning and evening commuters.

Brooklyn Harvest Market, a full-service 25,000-square-foot grocery store, will occupy a portion of the building’s podium.

Renderings include the residential lobby, terrace area, and children’s playroom at 10 Halletts Point – The Durst Organization

As a sustainable structure, the development was designed in accordance with LEED-Gold construction standards. Under these strict guidelines, 10 Halletts Point supports energy-saving building mechanicals, on-site water treatment systems, robust recycling programs for residents, and high-efficiency window that reduce temperature loss and heat gain within the structure.

To help meet these standards, The Durst Organization and Dattner Architects worked closely with Vidaris, a global consultancy firm that specializes in façade design, sustainability, and energy efficiency, to source green building materials and interior furnishings.

“The Durst Organization is inaugurating the first step in a long-term vision for the Halletts Point Peninsula. Sustainable and resilient, this vision includes new retail, including a long-awaited supermarket, a public waterfront park, mixed-income housing, and cultural connections, and other community resources,” said Daniel Heuberger, a Principal at Dattner Architects. “Having worked with the Dursts at Halletts Point since the master plan, Dattner Architects is excited to see this first building opening up to new residents.”

Terrace renderings at 10 Halletts Point – The Durst Organization

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3 Comments on "The Durst Organization Debuts Two Rental Towers at 10 Halletts Point in Astoria, Queens"

  1. 14 years ago former owners of this land proposed the residential rezoning concept that these buildings are now expressing. At that time, I witnessed the Department of City Planning hesitating on our idea for the hi rise and generous floor area ratios, but which they later very wisely supported. Somewhat reminiscent of the Walentas Brothers’decades long efforts to achieve governmental support for its visionary residential waterfront concept which reinvigorated DUMBO in Brooklyn, it is very gratifying to see that persistence and future vision of successive land owners and their consultants have prevailed for this geographically stunning, formerly sleepy industrial part of the Queens waterfront, creating a vibrant destination
    Waterfront open space amenity and waterfront living while providing needed retail amenities and additional affordable housing for that long underserved immediate community. When this site is completed (and the surrounding proposed waterfront development as well), this area will not only be a thriving waterfront destination, it will be a desperately needed shot in the arm potentially stretching all along the Astoria Boulevard corridor from its terminus at this Hallets Point waterfront all the way to its terminus at Citifield and Willets Point. I say to all involved in the visionary proposed improvements for a reinvigorated destination area near Citifield: never give up even despite recent setbacks, persist in your vision because it is great. Successful things will happen for all constituencies. And kudos to the Dursts for buying in to the Hallets Point idea. Consider joining forces with Wilpon and Katz and get more grand things accomplished. There is a natural synergy between the two destinations which can drive the planning.

  2. i’ve worked in this area for years. i understand your logic and i applaud it but at night this is still a gritty area, not even the bus operators exit their buses at night, there are shootings, muggings, and burglaries. 8th st is a hot spot for drugs and other various violent crimes. sanitation won’t plow those streets because its difficult to get in or out, there is no 24hr bus service, its too far from the subway and cabs at night refuse to go into that area famously known as the “hole”

  3. We all know where HalleTs Point is but
    WTF HalleTTs Point is???

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