Rendering of proposed buildings 3-5 and 3-6 within the Seward Park Extension- Handel Architects

165 Broome Street Progresses on Manhattan’s Lower East Side

Exterior work is continuing on 165 Broome Street, a 15-story affordable housing building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Grand Street Guild Housing Development Fund Company, Grand Street Guild East Housing Development Fund Company, Southeast Grand Street Guild Housing Development Fund Company, and Clinton Broome Development LLC, the 235,235-square-foot structure is also known as “Building 3-5” and will yield 235 units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, and 65,668 square feet for parking space with a capacity for 126 vehicles. The development will eventually be joined by a 215-foot-tall, 16-story “Building 3-6” at 151 Broome Street to the east, and the properties are expected to yield a combined total of 480 units. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located within the Seward Park Extension master plan and bound by Broome Street to the north, Pitt Street to the east, and Clinton Street to the west.

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Rendering of Estela - Courtesy of VUW

Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for The Estela at 414-445 Gerard Avenue in Mott Haven, The Bronx

The Domain Companies has launched an affordable housing lottery for apartments at The Estela, a two-building rental complex in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx. Located at 414 and 445 Gerard Avenue, the property contains a mix of 380 market-rate units, 164 affordable apartments, 35,000 square feet of tenant amenities, and about 9,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, which will include a grocery store.

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