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Mayor Eric Adams Announces Plan To Revitalize Public Spaces In Chinatown

Last week Mayor Eric Adams announced “Chinatown Connections,” an initiative between the city and state aimed at revitalizing Park Row and Chatham/Kimlau Square in Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood. The $56 million project aims to transform the current layout of the plaza by introducing a more standard, four-way intersection, enlarging public spaces, and establishing direct connections from one side of the square to another for cyclists.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 909 East 229th Street in Wakefield, The Bronx

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 909 East 229th Street, a four-story residential building in Wakefield, The Bronx. Designed by Node Architecture Engineering Consulting PC and developed by Arben Ulaj, the structure yields 17 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $66,789 to $198,250.

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The Eliza Nears Completion at 4790 Broadway in Inwood, Manhattan 

Construction is nearing completion on The Eliza, a 14-story all-affordable residential building at 4790 Broadway in Inwood, Manhattan. Designed by Fogarty Finger and Andrew Berman Architect and developed by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the New York City Housing Development Corporation, and the New York Public Library (NYPL), the structure will yield 174 rental units in studio- to three-bedroom layouts, a public library, a preschool, and community facilities. Ranger Properties LLC is listed as the owner and Mega Contracting Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior rectangular parcel between Dyckman and Academy Streets. The project is named in honor of Eliza Hamilton, the wife of Alexander Hamilton.

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Exterior of The Labs @ 121, by Florian Holzherr and Al Vega

The Labs @ 121 Finishes Construction at 2226 Third Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan

Construction is complete on The Labs @ 121, a ten-story Class A office and lab building at 2226 Third Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by New York-based DXA Studio and developed by Real Estate Equities Corporation, the 160,000-square-foot structure is the first new life sciences building in the neighborhood in decades. The property is located between East 121st and 122nd Streets.

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