At number 29 on our year-end countdown is 2-20 and 2-21 Malt Drive, a three-tower complex in the Hunters Point South master plan in Hunters Point, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by TF Cornerstone, the development consists of a 34-story, 390-foot-tall structure with 575 units at 2-20 Malt Drive and a two-tower building at 2-21 Malt Dive with a 38-story, 440-foot-tall tower and a 25-story, 310-foot-tall sibling collectively housing 811 units. The project will span 1.43 million square feet and yield nearly 1,400 total units, with 30 percent designated for affordable housing, as well as around 25,000 square feet of retail space. Scape is the landscape architect and Bud North LLC and Bud South LLC are the general contractors for 2-21 and 2-20 Malt Drive, respectively, which will rise from a subdivided plot bound by 54th Avenue to the north, Newton Creek to the south, and 2nd Street to the west.
Construction is nearing topping out on 323 Bergen Street, a seven-story residential building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed and built by Avdoo Partners & Development under the Bergen Owner LLC, the 75-foot-tall structure will span 243,000 square feet and yield 105 condominium units with an average scope of 1,307 square feet, and 50 percent of the inventory will be reserved for affordable housing. The property stands on a large multi-parcel assemblage stretching 400 feet along Bergen Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues, with a narrower 45-foot frontage along Dean Street.
The 30th-tallest building on our year-end construction countdown is 111 Willoughby Street, a 40-story residential tower that has begun to rise in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed byGF55 Architects and developed by The Michaels Organization, Triangle Equities, and Geolo Capital, the 437-foot-tall structure will span 205,000 square feet and yield 227 rental units, a 20,000-square-foot ministry center for the St. Boniface parish, and 1,814 square feet of commercial space. ZDG, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located by the intersection of Willoughby Street to the south and Duffield Street to the east.
Kicking off YIMBY’s annual year-end construction countdown of the 31 tallest buildings under construction in New York City is THE 74, a rising 32-story residential tower at 201 East 74th Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Pelli Clarke & Partners with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Elad Group, which purchased the property for $61 million in April 2022, the 420-foot-tall structure will yield 42 condominium units and an accompanying collection of residential amenities. Rafael de Cardenas is the interior designer for the amenity spaces and the residences, which are being marketed by Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group and will include half-floor two- and three-bedroom units, full-floor four- and five-bedroom homes, a single free-standing townhome, and a duplex penthouse. Press Builders is the general contractor for the project, which is alternately addressed as 1299 Third Avenue and located on an interior lot facing Third Avenue with two small panhandle extensions to East 74th and East 75th Streets.
YIMBY recently went on a tour of Terminal Warehouse at 261 Eleventh Avenue in West Chelsea, Manhattan. The original 132-year-old George Mallory-designed structure is being extensively renovated and now features a new six-story office pavilion designed by COOKFOX Architects and redeveloped by L&L Holding Company, Columbia Property Trust, and Cannon Hill Capital Partners. New Line Structures & Development is the general contractor for the 1.3-million square foot development, which will cost $2 billion-plus, stand 13 stories tall, and yield new Class A office suites, around 100,000 square feet of new outdoor green space including 29 private terraces and a central courtyard, ground-floor retail space, and multiple dining options. Cushman & Wakefield is the exclusive listing agent for both office and retail. Terminal Warehouse takes up a full city block bound by West 28th Street to the north, West 27th Street to the south, Eleventh Avenue to the east, and Hudson River to the west. Floor plates vary in size up to 160,000 square feet.