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Maverick Chelsea, a new wellness-focused condo-rental at 215-225 West 28th Street from HAP Investments, just launched an affordable housing lottery for 35 units, ranging from $995/month studios to $1,681/month three-bedrooms. Designed by DXA Studio, the contemporary residence is a two-building project that includes 112 rentals and 87 condos. Residents will get to enjoy amenities like an indoor pool and spa, summer kitchen, rooftop garden, wellness center, private library and lounge, fitness center, and 24-hour attended lobby.
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Another residential high-rise tower has been proposed for Jersey City’s Journal Square neighborhood. New York-based developer HAP Investments unveiled this week updated plans for a 42-story mixed-use tower at 500 Summit Avenue that would contain over 900 apartments, a community center, and a public park.
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Karim Rashid‘s condo at 329 Pleasant Avenue just can’t seem to win. Weeks ago, the designer was forced to scrap the building’s cyan and magenta color scheme for a more subdued palette, and now DNA Info reports that the city has issued a partial stop-work order on the building. The halting of construction comes after the city received complaints from neighbors that their foundations were being damaged by digging and careless workers. But the greatest victim in all of this? How about this Buddha statue which was decapitated by a construction worker.
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After much outcry, the Karim Rashid-designed residential building at 329 Pleasant Avenue in Harlem will be getting a new color scheme. According to the WSJ, locals have voted to scrap HAP Five‘s color-blocked magenta and turquoise design for a facade of simple white balconies with a less audacious “translucent cirrus with [a] graduated magenta balcony trim”.
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