The affordable housing lottery has launched for 42-41 149th Place, a four-story residential building in the Murray Hill enclave of Flushing, Queens. Designed by Frank Petruso Architect, the structure yields seven residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $85,715 to $187,330.
Excavation is progressing at 740 Eighth Avenue, the site of a 52-story supertall hotel and observation tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by ODA with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Extell, the 1,067-foot-tall skyscraper will yield 776,000 square feet with 825 hotel rooms in its lower half and a public observatory with a drop ride attraction above. The unconventionally-shaped structure will also contain retail space, two upper restaurant floors, and a pool deck for guests. Lendlease is the general contractor, WSP is the structural engineer, and Ancora Engineering is handling excavation and foundations for the property, which is located on an expansive lot along Eighth Avenue between West 45th and 46th Streets on the border of Times Square and Hell’s Kitchen.
WBP Development and LMXD, an affiliate of L+M Development Partners, are celebrating a big win for their latest high-rise residential project in New Rochelle. Stella, located at 10 LeCount Place and designed by Beyer Blinder Belle, was named Best Luxury Multifamily Development as part of the Westchester Home Builders Awards program. The program is run by Westchester Magazine and recognizes superlative residential developments in Westchester County.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 219 East 203rd Street in Bedford Park, The Bronx. Located between Valentine Avenue and Grand Concourse, the interior lot is steps from the Bedford Park Boulevard subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Joel Friedman is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 841A Morris Park Avenue, a three-story mixed-use building in Van Nest, The Bronx. Designed by Gerald Caliendo and developed by Nissan Cohen of Morris Park Venture LLC, the structure yields eight residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $75,429 to $156,130.