New York State Governor Kathy Hochul celebrates the East Harlem Downtown Revitalization Investment with community leaders

New York State Awards $10M Downtown Revitalization Investment Grant to East Harlem, Manhattan

Manhattan’s East Harlem neighborhood is the latest recipient of a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Investment (DRI) grant. Backed by the Department of State, Empire State Development, the New York State Homes and Community Renewal, and NYSERDA, the award is part of a statewide initiative to support community enhancement projects that improve walkability, create new public outdoor spaces, enhance existing parks, and create new opportunities for local artists and small businesses.

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Gemma Gramercy’s Façade Nears Completion at 202 East 23rd Street in Gramercy, Manhattan

Façade installation is nearing completion on Gemma Gramercy, a 20-story residential building at 202 East 23rd Street in Gramercy Park, Manhattan. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by SMA Equities, the 233-foot-tall structure will span 95,000 square feet and yield 108 rental units in studio to two-bedroom layouts with marketing by REAL New York. Twenty-eight of the apartments will be designated for affordable housing. KSK Construction Group is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of East 23rd Street and Third Avenue on the border with Kips Bay. The property is being constructed to Passive House standards.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 1010 Pacific Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1010 Pacific Street, a nine-story residential building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by J. Frankl Associates and Studio C Architecture and developed by Naresh Mahangu of NY Building Associates Inc., the structure yields 175 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 53 units for residents at 80 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $72,000 to $167,570.

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