This view of the rising Hunters Point South development comes from the Pulaski Bridge. After the jump, check out close-up shots. SHoP Architects designed these two buildings at 1-50 50th Avenue (pictured right) and 1-55 Borden Avenue (left). 1-50 50th Avenue will rise 37 stories and will hold 619 affordable units, 13,739 square feet of retail space and a 220-unit parking garage. There will be 165 studio, 205 one-bedroom, 214 two-bedroom and 35 three-bedroom units. Over at 1-55 Borden Avenue, that building will rise 32 stories and hold 306 affordable units with 3,000 square feet of retail space. There will be 100 studio, 82 one-bedroom, 101 two-bedroom and 23 three-bedroom units. The buildings should be ready for occupancy in 2014 with construction finished in 2015.
Left: 1-50 50th Avenue, Right: 1-55 Borden Avenue