10 Halletts Point, the first of seven buildings underway at the area by Durst Corporation, is set to begin leasing this summer. Altogether, the multi-development will have 2,000 apartments, 400 or 20 percent of which will be affordable.
A few notes:
- Councilmen JVB and Costas Constantinides were part of “#TeamCrowley” Tuesday.
- Participatory budgeting in Astoria begins on April 7.
- A warehouse site at 10-35 31st Drive by Socrates Sculpture Park and East River Tower was bought for $8.2 mil and could be used for up to 33,892 square feet of residential development.
- A city effort to prevent “blocking the box” involves stepped up enforcement at key intersections including Astoria Boulevard and 31st Street and 21st Street & 49th Avenue.
- This interesting gray thing with wood is coming to LIC (H/T Court Square Blog)
- LIC Reading series is next Tuesday with Jared Harél, Morgan Jenkins and Rachel Lyon 3/13
- Hunters Point gets more LinkNYC kiosks.