This week, Sydney House debuted as Habitat for Humanity‘s largest completed housing project worldwide. Designed by Union Street Studios, the seven-story building is located at 839-843 Tilden Street in The Bronx and is the first project to be completed as part of New York City’s “Open Door” affordable homeownership program.
Today’s housing lottery round-up features three buildings in Queens and The Bronx with available affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days.
Affordable housing developer Wilder Balter recently purchased a historic YMCA building in Tarrytown. The 41,537-square-foot, four-story structure at 62 Main Street was originally constructed in 1928 and has had numerous additions since then. RM Friedland, which brokered the deal, announced the $6.45 million sale and the developer’s intention to preserve the masonry façade, while turning it into 109 affordable housing units and 100 parking spaces for local merchants.
YIMBY spotted a new batch of renderings and diagrams that depict Skidmore Owings & Merrill‘s upcoming ground-up mixed-use supertall at 175 Park Avenue, aka Project Commodore. The 83-story Midtown East, Manhattan behemoth is slated to rise on the site of the Grand Hyatt between the 108-year old Beaux Arts style Grand Central Terminal and the 91-year-old Art Deco style Chrysler Building at the corner of East 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. RXR Realty and TF Cornerstone are developing the massive structure, which also appears to have gotten a height reduction to 1,486 feet tall, as opposed to the 1,646-foot tall architectural height previously intended. Inside will be 500 Hyatt hotel rooms on the upper floors spanning 453,000 square feet; 10,000 square feet of retail space on the ground, cellar, and second levels; new elevated, publicly accessible plaza space overlooking the surrounding Midtown neighborhood; and 2.1 million square feet of Class A office space.
Leasing is set to launch this May for Dey & Bergen, a new rental property in Harrison, New Jersey. Located at 1 Bergen Street along the Passaic River waterfront, the building offers a collection of 242 units.