YIMBY has exclusive photos of façade construction nearing completion on the 14-story, 55-unit mixed-use building at 242 Broome Street, located on the corner of Ludlow Street on the Lower East Side. The latest building permits indicate the structure measures 180,646 square feet and rises 160 feet to its rooftop, not including bulkhead elements.
The building will feature 55 condominium units, ranging from one- to three-bedrooms and averaging 1,475 square feet apiece. The apartments will begin on the fifth floor. Amenities include a fitness center, residential storage and a landscaped rooftop terrace, among other spaces.
There will also be 40,326 square feet of commercial-retail space and 17,735 square feet of community facility space across the cellar through fourth floors.
SHoP Architects is the design architect and SLCE Architects is the executive architect. The façade is made of a champagne-colored anodized aluminum. The tower portion pivots slightly westward, maximizing views.
The project is the first condominium building to be built within the Essex Crossing mixed-use mega-development. The developer is Delancey Street Associates, which comprises of L+M Development Partners, Taconic Investment Partners, and BFC Partners. Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group is also a partner.
Façade installation is expected to be compete in July, with full completion of the building expected in Spring 2018.