The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) unanimously approved a comprehensive renovation of the historic Harlem River Houses surrounding West 151st Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in Upper Manhattan. The scope of work includes major improvements to the existing landscape design and outdoor recreation areas, lighting and security improvements, new retail storefronts, refurbished apartments, and sustainability improvements.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Gotham Point South Tower, a 33-story residential building at 57-28 2nd Street in Long Island City’s Hunters Point South. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Gotham Organization and Riseboro Community Partnership, the 335,000-square-foot structure contains 452 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 270 units for residents at 30 to 165 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $15,806 to $244,200.
Permits have been filed for a 32-story mixed-use residential tower at 61-10 Junction Boulevard in Rego Park, Queens. Located near the intersection of Junction Boulevard and Long Island Expressway, the interior lot is within walking distance of the 63rd Drive-Rego Park subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. Barry Langer of Vornado Realty Trust is listed as the owner behind the applications.
SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, New York City’s fifth public high-rise observatory, officially opened to the public yesterday afternoon at 1:00 PM. A group of SL Green Realty executives, SUMMIT One Vanderbilt creators, One Vanderbilt partners, and New York City leaders gathered atop the 91st floor of the 65,000-square-foot indoor-outdoor venue earlier yesterday morning to give speeches and cut a ceremonial ribbon before the first visitors arrived.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved the expansion of an existing residential building at 53 Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. With pre-construction underway, the building will slowly rise from four to eight stories.