Exterior Work Nears Completion on Aloft Hotel at 450 Eleventh Avenue in Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Leading off the top ten on our annual countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is 450 Eleventh Avenue, a 642-foot-tall Aloft Hotel in Hudson Yards. Designed by DSM Design Group and developed by Marx Development Group, the 51-story skyscraper will yield 379 guest rooms and amenities including a business center, a ballroom, and a fourth-floor restaurant with a bar and outdoor terrace. Atria Builders is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of West 37th Street and Eleventh Avenue, directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center.

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Render of Willets Point site layout, via willetspointqueens.com

Willets Point Transformation Breaks Ground In Corona, Queens

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, along with other city officials and community partners, celebrated on Wednesday the groundbreaking of the Willets Point transformation in Corona, Queens. The ceremony marked an important step in the city’s largest 100-percent affordable housing development in four decades. The Willets Point project is being developed in partnership with the Queens Development Group, a joint venture between Related Companies and Sterling Equities, and is advancing faster than a year ahead of schedule.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 266 West 96th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 266 West 96th Street, a 23-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Fetner Properties, the structure yields 171 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 52 units for residents at 70 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $40,526 to $198,250.

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