Handel Architects

58-Story ‘Parcel F’ Rises Past Halfway Mark in Hunters Point South, Queens

Construction has passed the halfway mark on Parcel F, a 58-story residential tower in Hunters Point South, Queens. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization, the structure will yield 689 residential units alongside Parcel G, its 34-story, 443-unit sibling. A grade school will be located in the podium of the complex, between the two ground-up towers. The property sits at the confluence of the East River and Newton Creek, bound by Center Boulevard to the north, 56th Avenue to the east, and 57th Avenue to the west.

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Aerial render of Queens Plaza Park looking west towards Manhattan, from The Durst Organization

Sven Wraps Up Construction at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

It looks like construction is coming to a close on Sven, a 762-foot-tall skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue and the second-tallest building in Long Island City, Queens. Also known as Queens Plaza Park, the 67-story tower is designed by Handel Architects for The Durst Organization and will yield 958 rental units with interiors designed by Selldorf Architects, including 300 units set aside as affordable housing. Hunter Roberts is the general contractor and Jaros, Baum & Bolles Engineering administered the mechanical systems for the project, which is bound by Northern Boulevard to the east, Queens Plaza North and Dutch Kills Green to the south, and 41st Avenue to the west.

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595 Dean Street Readies for Vertical Progress in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Construction is set to go vertical at 595 Dean Street, the site of a two-building development in the Pacific Park complex in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by TF Cornerstone, the project will yield a total of 800 residential units, 72,600 square feet of public open space, ground-floor retail, 455 underground parking spaces, and a Chelsea Piers Field House, the first in Brooklyn. The site is bound by Pacific Street to the north, 550 Vanderbilt Avenue to the east, 535 Carlton Apartments to the west, and Dean Street to the south.

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