Respecting the past, Building the future

Halletts Point Building One

The Durst Organization has provided new renderings of Building One at 10 Halletts Point of the Halletts Point Development on the Astoria waterfront. This building has 405 units, 81 of which are “Affordable”, with rents at 60% of AMI.

They also announced the launch of the lottery for the Affordable Housing Units. Rhese rents range from $946 for a studio to $1414 fir a three bedroom.

The building features two towers rising from the same base, with one reaching 22 floors and the second rising 17. The project also includes a 25,000-square-foot grocery store, Brooklyn Harvest Market, at its base.

There will be 25,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities, including a fitness center with a yoga studio, resident lounge, party room with catering kitchen, children’s playroom, and an attended parking garage. There will also be two outdoor terraces and a sun lounge, complete with barbecue grills and dining tables.

The Halletts Point development, Durst’s first venture outside of Manhattan, will have seven buildings spread over 2.4 million square feet and containing 2,400 rental units, about 480 of which will be affordable. More than 100,000 square feet is dedicated to public waterfront space, and there will also be a school. Leasing for 10 Halletts Point is scheduled to commence this summer, and with the recently launched ferry dock in Astoria, it’ll likely be an attractive residence in one of NYC hottest towns, Astoria.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the new affordable units at 10 Halletts Point until May 7, 2018. Fifty percent of units will be set aside for residents of Queens Community Board 1.  Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect Department by dialing 311. Click here for more information on Affordable Housing.

Renderings courtesy The Durst Organization

Mr. Khuzami has been a member of Community Board 1 in Astoria, NY for the last 20 years. He sits on the Zoning and parks Committees and is on the Executive Board. Previously, he served as Parks and Culture chair of Community Board 1 for eleven years and also chaired Capital and Expense priority Committee. He is a member of the Queens General Assembly and had been a panelist for grant submissions for the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA). Richard also is an officer of The Eastern Mediterranean Business Culture Alliance (EMBCA) and President of OANA.

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