ArtBridge, in partnership with The Durst Organization, has revealed a 600-foot-long public mural and augmented reality experience along the edge of two rising developments at 20 and 30 Halletts Point in Astoria, Queens.
Construction has kicked off on Fischer Senior Apartments, a senior housing property at 97 West 169th Street in Highbridge, The Bronx. Designed by Shakespeare Gordon Vlado Architects and developed by West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing (WSFSSH), the structure will yield 105 homes for seniors, including 54 units for the formerly homeless. All of the units will be reserved for households 55 years and older making less than 50 percent of the area median income.
NYCHA has announced a $1.5 billion plan to demolish and rebuild the Fulton and Elliott-Chelsea Houses in Chelsea. To complete the project, NYCHA has partnered with Essence Development and Related Companies, who will also work closely with residents and tenant associations to help ensure alignment among all community members.
The Durst Organization has opened a new 100-percent affordable housing property at 3-24 27th Avenue in Astoria, Queens. Designed by Dattner Architects, the 14-story building is located within the Durst Organization’s Halletts Point mega-development, which will eventually comprise seven buildings, 1,920 market rate apartments, and 480 affordable housing units along the East River waterfront.
The New York City Housing Authority has partnered with BFC Partners, CB Emmanuel Realty, and non-profit organization Catholic Homes New York to complete $100 million in capital improvements at the West Brighton residential campus in Staten Island. Known formally as West Brighton I and II, the scope of work will impact more than 1,400 residents or 574 apartments spread across 14 buildings.