Exterior Work Wraps Up on 460 Main Street on Roosevelt Island

460 Main Street. Photo by Michael Young

The glass and brick fenestration of 460 Main Street, aka Riverwalk 8, has reached the roof parapet of the Roosevelt Island residential building. Now most of the activity has shifted to finishing the ground-floor exterior of the 21-story, 341-unit project. Designed by Handel Architects, this is the eighth component in the nine-building Riverwalk Park rental complex, which is developed as a joint venture between Related Companies and Hudson Companies.

New photographs show the façade almost entirely finished, including the area on the southern elevation where the exterior hoist was once attached. Two vertical banners hang off the top corner of the building displaying the Riverwalk Park name and website. Meanwhile, the structural frame for the metal canopy that will hang above the entrance along Main Street is in place. A green construction fence surrounds the property and future pedestrian sidewalks. Below are also some close-up shots of the modular curtain wall assembly, which is made of a mixture of windows and brick walls arranged and grouped in clean lines running up and down all sides of 460 Main Street.

460 Main Street. Photo by Michael Young

460 Main Street. Photo by Michael Young

460 Main Street. Photo by Michael Young

460 Main Street. Photo by Michael Young

This last segment of the Riverwalk Park development will contain lottery affordable housing units and give future occupants clear views of Long Island City, the Queensboro Bridge, part of the northern Midtown skyline, and a portion of the East River to the southwest. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park is less than 20 minutes to the south by foot, while the Roosevelt Island F train stop is less than a minute walk from the front doors.

460 Main Street is slated to be finished this winter, as noted on the construction board.

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5 Comments on "Exterior Work Wraps Up on 460 Main Street on Roosevelt Island"

  1. The final result of the effort, it turns out good: Thank you.

  2. Is that “REDUCED RENT OPPORTUNITY” banner a sign of things to come?

    • Yes. Thankfully it gives others the opportunity to enjoy what Roosevelt Island has to offer. Historically, it’s rental market has left a huge gap within the economic/ethnic space. Im happy its changing.

  3. Barbara Gordon | July 25, 2020 at 6:02 pm | Reply

    Is this building still scheduled to be completed by Winter 2020?

    • Afellowapplicant | August 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm | Reply

      Hey Barbara,

      The building was completed as of Summer 2020. Lotto closed in July 2020. Tenant Candidates where assigned a log number in early August 2020. Expected move in date is Sept – January. Hope this helps. Good luck !👍

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