The affordable housing lottery has launched for Turin HDFC, a 19-story cooperative building at 609 Columbus Avenue on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Built in 1971, the structure yields 188 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 24 resale units for residents at 165 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $135,709 to $326,205.
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Permits have been filed for a nine-story building to be used as a homeless shelter at 537 West 59th Street on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Located between Amsterdam and West End Avenues, the lot is near the 59th Street subway station, serviced by the A, B, C, D, and 1 trains. W59th Shelter HDFC is listed as the owner behind the applications of the 7,560-square-foot lot. Project Renewal, a non-profit that offers housing and services for the homeless, will operate the shelter.
Construction continues to rise on 50 West 66th Street, a 69-story residential skyscraper on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Snøhetta with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Extell and Tennor Holding, the 775-foot-tall structure will yield 127 condominium units and stand as the tallest building on the Upper West Side. Lendlease is the general contractor for the project, which is located on an interior lot between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West with frontage on both West 65th and West 66th Streets.
Developers and city officials gathered at 117 West 79th Street to celebrate the opening of Park 79, a new affordable housing project for seniors on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The building contains 77 apartments, on-site supportive and social services, and a collection of indoor and outdoor amenity spaces.
Exterior work continues to progress on Anagram, a 25-story residential tower at 1 West 60th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by INC Architecture & Design with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Global Holdings Management Group, the 281-foot-tall structure will span 180,813 square feet and yield 123 market-rate and affordable housing units with interiors by The Setting, as well as 20,000 square feet of retail space on the first two levels. Pavarini McGovern is the general contractor and DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the façade consultant for the property, which is alternatively addressed as 1841 Broadway and located at the corner of Broadway and West 60th Street, just north of Columbus Circle and the southwest corner of Central Park.