The affordable housing lottery has launched for 251 West 117th Street, a 13-story mixed-use building in Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Gerner, Kronick + Valcarcel Architecture and developed by Artimus Construction, the structure yields 104 residences and 42 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are five units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $79,235 to $146,900.
Demolition work is continuing for the Manhattan Detention Complex (MDC) at 124-125 White Street in Chinatown, Manhattan. Led by design-build organization Gramercy Group Inc., the $2.13 billion project will replace the aging detention center known as “The Tombs” with a 295-foot-tall structure spanning 1.25 million square feet and approximately 15 to 17 stories high. When complete, the MDC will stand as the tallest jail structure in the world and its modern facilities will help accommodate the planned closure of Rikers Island. AECOM-Hill JV is the construction manager for the property, which is bound by Walker Street to the north, the Manhattan Criminal Court Building to the south, Baxter Street to the east, and Centre Street to the west.
Construction is steadily progressing at 175 Huron Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Anthony Cucich Architect and developed by Polaris Investment One LLC, the ground-up five-story structure will yield a total of three residential units. NY Proconstruction Inc. is listed as the general contractor for the property, which is situated on an interior lot between Manhattan Avenue to the west and McGuinness Boulevard to the east.
Williamsbridge Gardens, a 170-unit affordable housing complex in The Bronx, is now complete. Located in the Williamsbridge neighborhood, the property consists of two eight-story buildings along East 211th and East 212th Streets between White Plains Road and Holland Avenue.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 352 Wallabout Street in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Harrison Avenue and Union Avenue, the lot is one block from the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Rafael Rabinowitz of Galaxy Developers LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.