The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) has revealed the first of two new affordable housing properties in the southwest corner of The Bronx. Located in Concourse near the intersection of River Avenue and East 168th Street, Site A will eventually debut as River Commons and will comprise 278 affordable apartments.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Brooklyn Crossing, a 51-story residential building at 18 Sixth Avenue in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman, and developed by The Brodsky Organization, the structure yields 858 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 258 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $65,315 to $167,570.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 1861 Amsterdam Avenue in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan. Located at the intersection of West 152nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, the corner lot is two blocks south of the 155th Street subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Artifact Real Estate Development Company is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Façade installation is getting close to completion on The Cortland, a 25-story residential building at 555 West 22nd Street in West Chelsea. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Related Companies, the structure will yield 144 residential units spread over 250,000 square feet, for an average of 2,245 square feet. Related Sales LLC and CORE are the co-sales and marketing agents for the property, which is located along West Street across from Hudson River Park between West 22nd and West 23rd Streets. Sales will launch early this year and homes range from studios to five-bedroom layouts, along with a collection of exclusive penthouses.
Exterior work is continuing on Charlotte of The Upper West Side, a nine-story condominium building at 470 Columbus Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by The Roe Corporation, the structure is engineered to meet eco-friendly standards set by the German-based Passive House Institute, which is known to reduce energy consumption for heating and cooling by up to 90 percent. Alyssa Kapito Interiors and BKSK both designed the interiors, Compass is handling sales and marketing of the seven full-floor condominiums, and Hudson Meridian Construction Group is the general contractor for the project, which is located between West 82nd and 83rd Streets, just north of the American Museum of Natural History.