The affordable housing lottery has launched for St. Francis Commons, a seven-story mixed-use building at 1544 Shakespeare Avenue in Morris Heights, The Bronx. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Highbridge Community Development Corporation, the structure yields 110 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 85 units for residents at 30 to 70 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $21,155 to $122,570.
Façade installation is underway on 250 East 83rd Street, a 31-story residential building in the Yorkville section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by The Torkian Group, the 370-foot-tall structure will yield 128 residential units with interiors by Lemay_id, as well as ground-floor retail space. Cauldwell Wingate Company is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Second Avenue and East 83rd Street.
Construction is rising on 1299 Third Avenue, a 33-story residential tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Elad Group, which purchased the plot for $61 million in April 2022, the 420-foot-tall structure will yield 47 condominium units. Press Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is located between East 74th and East 75th Streets.
Construction is continuing to rise on 262 Fifth Avenue, a 56-story residential skyscraper in NoMad, Manhattan. Designed by Meganom with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Boris Kuzinez of Five Points Development under the Five Points 262 Project LLC, the 860-foot-tall structure will yield 26 condominium units averaging 3,200 square feet apiece with at least one becoming a quadruplex. GEA Consulting Engineers is the MEP engineer and CM & Associates Construction Management is the general contractor for the project, which located on a 5,000-square foot property on the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 29th Street.
Façade installation is progressing on 266 West 96th Street, a 23-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Fetner Properties, the 235-foot-tall structure will yield 171 rental units with 68 dedicated to affordable housing, as well as 8,961 square feet of community facility space. King Contracting Group is in charge of placing the CMU, bricks, EIF’s cast stone and roofing, Skyline Windows provided the window supply, and Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot between West End Avenue and Broadway.
Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot between West End Avenue and Broadway.