At number 25 on our annual construction countdown is 570 Washington Street, a two-tower residential project currently underway along the Hudson River waterfront in Manhattan’s West Village. Designed by COOKFOX Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Zeckendorf Development, Atlas Capital, and The Baupost Group, the $1.25 billion complex will consist of 29- and 36-story towers rising 400 and 450 feet, respectively, and will yield an undisclosed number of condominium units and commercial space on the lower levels. ACI VI Clarkson LLC is the owner and AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the project, which occupies a 1.3-acre block bound by Clarkson Street to the north, West Houston Street to the south, Washington Street to the east, and West Street to the west. The developers acquired the property for $340 million in early 2022 and have projected a $1 billion sellout on the homes.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Vista65, a 22-story mixed-use building at 97-12 65th Road in Rego Park, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by RB Realty Capital, the structure yields 186 residences, 53,000 square feet of retail, 41,000 square feet of community facility space, and an 82,000-square-foot parking garage. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 56 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $77,143 to $198,250.
At number 29 on our year-end countdown is 2-20 and 2-21 Malt Drive, a three-tower complex in the Hunters Point South master plan in Hunters Point, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by TF Cornerstone, the development consists of a 34-story, 390-foot-tall structure with 575 units at 2-20 Malt Drive and a two-tower building at 2-21 Malt Dive with a 38-story, 440-foot-tall tower and a 25-story, 310-foot-tall sibling collectively housing 811 units. The project will span 1.43 million square feet and yield nearly 1,400 total units, with 30 percent designated for affordable housing, as well as around 25,000 square feet of retail space. Scape is the landscape architect and Bud North LLC and Bud South LLC are the general contractors for 2-21 and 2-20 Malt Drive, respectively, which will rise from a subdivided plot bound by 54th Avenue to the north, Newton Creek to the south, and 2nd Street to the west.
Kicking off YIMBY’s annual year-end construction countdown of the 31 tallest buildings under construction in New York City is THE 74, a rising 32-story residential tower at 201 East 74th Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Pelli Clarke & Partners with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Elad Group, which purchased the property for $61 million in April 2022, the 420-foot-tall structure will yield 42 condominium units and an accompanying collection of residential amenities. Rafael de Cardenas is the interior designer for the amenity spaces and the residences, which are being marketed by Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group and will include half-floor two- and three-bedroom units, full-floor four- and five-bedroom homes, a single free-standing townhome, and a duplex penthouse. Press Builders is the general contractor for the project, which is alternately addressed as 1299 Third Avenue and located on an interior lot facing Third Avenue with two small panhandle extensions to East 74th and East 75th Streets.
Exterior work is continuing to progress on 250 East 83rd Street, a 31-story residential tower in the Yorkville section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by The Torkian Group, the 370-foot-tall structure will yield 128 residential units with interiors by Lemay_id, as well as ground-floor retail space. Cauldwell Wingate Company is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Second Avenue and East 83rd Street.