Building a Brand New Neighborhood in Queens

  • The two towers are part of a larger project that is a continuation of the Queens West development at right.

    Mayor's Office

  • The first phase includes developing two waterfront parcels as open space, as well, part of a new 11-acre park stretching to Newtown Creek.

    Mayor's Office

  • Of course, there will be bike lanes.

    Mayor's Office

  • The Related Companies, Phipps Houses, and Monadonck Construction won the bid to redevelop the first phase of Hunters Point South in Queens.

    Mayor's Office

  • A rendering of the entire project, which includes more than 6,000 apartments. Related is developing the two towers at far left.

    NYC EDC

  • Hunters Point South today.

    Bing Maps

  • Designed by New York firms SHoP Architects and Ishmael Leyva, the project includes 908 apartments, 20,000-square-feet of retail and a 1,100-seat school. Of the apartments, 75 percent will be set aside for affordable housing.

    Mayor's Office

  • Previously, the parcels were going to be developed as the Olympic Village for the city's bid for the 2012 Summer Games.

    Morphosis

  • The winning designer of that project was LA-based Morphosis.

    Morphosis

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