Rendering of indoor garden at Baisley Park, courtesy of Slate Property Group

JFK Airport Hotel To Be Converted Into Affordable Housing at 144-02 135th Avenue in South Jamaica, Queens

Slate Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership have completed the acquisition of the former JFK Hilton Hotel at 144-02 135th Avenue in South Jamaica, Queens, paving the way for a landmark affordable housing project. This initiative marks the first-ever conversion of a former hotel into permanently affordable housing under New York’s Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act (HONDA).

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Housing Lottery Launches for Linden Grove Senior Residences at 223 Linden Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for Linden Grove Senior Residences, a 13-story residential buildings at 223 Linden Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Developed by Blue Sea Development Company and Gilbane Development Company, the structure yields 153 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 80 units for residents at 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $72,000 to $167,570.

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The Italic’s Glass Curtain Wall Progresses at 26-32 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

The 14th-tallest building on our year-end countdown is The Italic, a 526-foot-tall residential skyscraper at 26-32 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by American Lions, a joint venture between Fetner Properties and NY Lions Group, the 50-story structure will span 384,043 square feet and yield 363 rental units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, with 109 reserved for affordable housing, as well as 19,923 square feet of commercial space. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Dutch Kills Street and an elevated roadway of the Queensboro Bridge to the northeast and Purves Street to the southwest.

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606 West 30th Street Wraps Up Construction in West Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction wraps up on 606 West 30th Street, a 42-story residential skyscraper along the border of Hudson Yards and West Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Lalezarian Properties, the 545-foot-tall structure spans 312,350 square feet with 192,780 square feet of residential space and 14,240 square feet of commercial space on the lower levels. The tower is also known as Tower B in a two-skyscraper development along with the taller 3ELEVEN from FXCollaborative and Douglaston Development at 601 West 29th Street, which is already complete. Hudson 37 LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot between Eleventh Avenue and West Street, directly across from the third phase of the High Line.

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Rendering of sky terrace at Pearl House, by Williams New York

Renderings Revealed For 160 Water Street Conversion In The Seaport Neighborhood of Manhattan

New renderings have been revealed for Pearl House, an office-to-residential conversion project by the Vanbarton Group at 160 Water Street in the Seaport neighborhood of Manhattan. The project, designed by Gensler, features an acre of amenities, both indoors and outdoors. Compass Development Marketing Group is the exclusive leasing and marketing partner for this project.

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