Hunter's Point South Phase 1 and Phase 2
(Photographs, ©Albert Vecerka/Esto, courtesy of SWA/BALSLEY and WEISS/MANFREDI. Renderings courtesy of WEISS/MANFREDI.)
Hunter's Point South is a proposed mixed-use, affordable housing development situated on approximately 30 acres of prime waterfront property in Long Island City, Queens. Up to 5,000 housing units, 60% of which will be affordable to low/moderate income families, are expected to be developed on the site. NYCEDC, as part of an inter-agency initiative, seeks to revitalize this underutilized waterfront to improve the quality of life of New York City residents. NYCEDC's scope includes the design and construction of the infrastructure and roadway as well as a 10-acre waterfront park, which will support the seven housing parcels of Hunter's Point South.
This Project is being implemented in phases, with NYCEDC's scope of Phases 1 completed in August 2013. Phase 1 of the Infrastructure and Waterfront Park Project includes the area bound by 50th Avenue to the north, 2nd Street to the east, 54th Avenue to the south, and the East River to the west. Phase 2 includes the area bound by 54th Avenue to the north, 2nd Street to the east, Newtown Creek to the south, and the East River to the west.