The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2494 Amsterdam Avenue, a four-story residential building in Washington Heights, Manhattan. The 51,610-square-foot development was designed by Eyal Levitt Architect and yields 15 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $27,600 to $64,440.
The affordable housing lottery is open for 465 West 163rd Street, a six-story residential development in Washington Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by A&T Engineering, the 16-unit building will yield 14,257 square feet. Available on NYC Housing Connect are five units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $59,143 to $133,120.
The affordable housing lottery is now open for CLOTH Amsterdam, a collection of 16 renovated rental units across four buildings including 2110 and 2185 Amsterdam Avenue, 2488 7th Avenue, and 2794 8th Avenue in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. Available on NYC Housing Connect are a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units for residents at 50 to 60 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $26,023 to $84,600.
The affordable housing lottery is now open for HDFC Co-Ops, two recently renovated cooperative developments at 518 West 161st Street and 544 West 163rd Street in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. The six-story structure with 24 units at 518 West 161st Street is designed by RKTB Architects and developed by the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development. 544 West 163rd Street is a five-story building with 20 units, developed by Restoring Communities Housing Development Fund. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 18 units for residents at 110 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $67,693 to $155,100.
Construction has topped out on the Radio Tower & Hotel, a 22-story building at 2420 Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights. Designed by MVRDV with executive architect Stonehill & Taylor and developed by Youngwoo & Associates, the building features a ceramic brick façade that breaks away into eight boxy volumes, each with its own distinct color. From top to bottom this includes a vibrant lime green and yellow that transition into subdued blue, red, orange, teal, and magenta materials. Overall, the building’s design draws inspiration from the diversity and vibrancy of the existing neighborhood and is described by MVRDV as a colorful welcome sign to upper Manhattan.