Rendering of proposed residential building at 80-52 47th Avenue - Stephen B. Jacobs Group

Renderings Revealed for Apartment Building and Charter School at 80-52 47th Avenue in Elmhurst, Queens

Proposals to construct a new nine-story apartment building and charter school in Elmhurst, Queens are now under review by the Department of City Planning. The development site is approximately 70,000 square feet and bound by Long Island Railroad train tracks to the south, Whitney Avenue and 83rd Street to the east, and 82nd Street and 47th Avenue to the west.

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Riverton Square in East Harlem, Manhattan. Image courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for Riverton Square in East Harlem, Manhattan

The affordable housing lottery has launched for Riverton Square, five 13-story residential buildings at 45 East 135th Street and 2156, 2181, 2171, and 2225 Madison Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan. Overall, the Riverton Square complex consists of 1,229 units across 12 buildings with approximately 1,000 units designated as affordable housing. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 55 units for residents at 60 to 125 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $43,852 to $161,125.

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One Bell Slip’s Brick and Glass Facade Wraps Up Installation in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Curtain wall installation is wrapping up on One Bell Slip, a 31-story residential tower in GreenpointBrooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Brookfield Property Partners and Park Tower Group, the 369-foot-tall structure will yield 413 units spread across 292,029 square feet, as well as 992 square feet of commercial space on the lower floors. The project is located at the corner of Bell Slip and Commercial Street along the Newton Creek and East River waterfront, and is part of the massive Greenpoint Landing riverfront development.

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The Nova Rises Toward Halfway Mark at 41-05 29th Street in Long Island City, Queens

Construction is rising rapidly on The Nova, a 24-story residential project at 41-05 29th Street in Long Island CityQueens. Designed by Fogarty Finger and developed by SB Development Group, the 290-foot-tall structure will yield 86 homes and ground-floor retail space on a triangular plot at the confluence of 29th Street and 41st Avenue. The developers recently secured a construction loan from SCALE Lending worth $55 million to complete the project.

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