open space
Open Space New Outdoor Areas
Improvements to 80 Rutgers Slip
affordable housing 25% of units
retail at Cherry & Rutgers Slip
residential up to 660 Rental Units

About 247 Cherry Street  

JDS Development Group and SHoP Architects are building up to 660 mixed-income rental units in a new 79-story residential building at 247 Cherry Street near the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges on Manhattan's eastern waterfront. Twenty-five percent of the project—approximately 165 apartments—will be permanently designated as affordable units and integrated throughout the new building.

Designed by SHoP Architects, the new residential building at 247 Cherry Street will also deliver major improvements to the existing apartment building owned and managed by Two Bridges Neighborhood Council and Settlement Housing Fund at 80 Rutgers Slip.

Public Meetings and the Environmental Review Process

Three new residential developments in Two Bridges are currently preparing for a joint Environmental Review. Our project at 247 Cherry Street, along with two other residential buildings proposed separately by other developers at 275 South Street and at 259 Clinton Street, will be included in this joint review. Led by the City of New York's Department of City Planning, this public process is designed to examine the contributions and impacts of these new housing developments on an individual and collective basis. The review process includes technical assessments, public presentations and community discussion on topics ranging from schools and public transportation to parking, retail, outdoor spaces, neighborhood security and construction. In advance of the formal EIS review, the three developers worked with elected officials and community leaders to host three community meetings aimed at helping local residents learn more about the EIS process and discuss neighborhood priorities. These pre-EIS community meetings were held over several months following the format and schedule that was agreed during the initial public meeting on December 15, 2016. The Second pre-EIS Community Meeting was held on... Read more...



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