A view of the New York skyline from Hunter's Point South in Long Island City, New York

 


 

Inside Photos of Hunter's Point South Under Development

Posted on 12/18/2014 by New Yorker

To all of those dying to sneak a peek behind the scenes of the two affordable housing units currently under construction at Hunter's Point South, prepare yourself for a serious visual overload, courtesy of the local media. This latest preview includes countless photos from all angles, showcasing all views, and offering more details on the building amenities and floor plans than were ever available before.

These pictures by Curbed NY/Will Femia and the Brownstoner Queens should serve to fuel the hopes of those who have indicated an interest of residing on the LIC waterfront.
The application period for Hunter's Point Commons and Crossings ended on Monday, Dec. 15 at 11:59. Qualifying renters will be chosen via the city's affordable housing lottery. 

Views / Angles

The Hunter's Point South Development boasts sweeping panoramic views from both buildings. The one pictured here (above and below) is from a 2-bedroom unit on the 20th Floor of Hunter's Point South Commons. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


(photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Southern exposure with views of lower Manhattan, Greenpoint and the site of the remaining Hunter's Point South Development. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Eastern exposure with views of Queens. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Full frontal skyline view from the 3rd Floor of Hunter's Point South Commons. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


The view south from Hunter's Point South Crossing. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Manhattan views from Hunter's Point South Crossing (above and below). (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


(photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Views of Long Island City (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


(photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)

 

Interior / Finishes / Appliances

One of the studios at Hunter's Point South Commons. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


According to Curbed, many of then kitchens at Hunter's Point South Commons are laid out in a galley arrangement with all Whirlpool appliances. The cabinets and the counters are both engineered surfaces. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


These are the same finishes Related uses for its market-rate apartment developments. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


A bathroom in a studio at Commons. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


 

Bathroom close up (photo credit: Brownstoner Queens)


 

Bathroom in a 1 bedroom apartment at Commons (photo credit: Brownstoner Queens)


A 1 bedroom apartment at Commons. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


 

Closet space in the 1 bedroom unit (photo credit: Brownstoner Queens)


The views from Commons apartments on floors two through six will be equipped with with an architectural element on the outside of the building (external shots of these beams to come below). (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


The building's southwest corner (pictured above and below) will hold three-bedroom apartments. As with the northwest corner, this corner will be dedicated to living space which will be lined by the apartment's bedrooms. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


(photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Construction site in Hunter's Point South Commons (pictured above an below). (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


(photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


(photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


The facades and windows of the SHoP-designed buildings are slightly reflective as shown with the skyline reflection. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


This is the living space of a three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom apartment in Hunter's Point South Crossing. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


In this unit, the master bedroom be on the building's corner and face two exposures. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


 

Floor plans

Floorplan with sample pricing for a studio in Commons (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


 

Floorplan with sample pricing for a 1 BR in Commons (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


 

Floorplan with sample pricing for a 3 BR in Commons (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


 

Sample floor Plan - Studio 


 

Sample floor Plan - 1 bedroom


 

 Sample floor Plan - 2 bedroom


 

Sample floor Plan - 3 bedroom 

 

Amenities / Common Areas


A typical hallway at Hunter's Point South Commons. In an effort to make the building more environmentally friendly, these will be lit by motion sensor lights. Apartment units will not require keys and rather be accessible via key fobs.(photo credit: Brownstoner Queens)


An image created by the developers of what the lobby of Commons will look like. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Right now, the lobby is still under construction. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


 

Right here the lobby will have a revolving door to enter and exit. (photo credit: Brownstoner Queens)


When complete, it will have an art wall dedicated to works by artists who live or have lived in Long Island City. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Once completed, the shared gym with waterfront views will offer cardio equipment and a separate yoga room. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Right now, the gym is still hard-hat construction zone. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


The eastern terrace of Hunter's Point South Commons Commons will be known as The Farm and will have a built-in storm water irrigation system and spots for a berry patch and vegetable beds. A garden club made up by residents of both Commons and Crossing will be organized. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


The building will have another common outdoor space on the sixth floor, with a handful of private terraces etched out for the apartments surrounding the outdoor area. Similarly, Hunter's Point South Crossing has a few terraces in areas where the building sets back. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


This outdoor terrace that will be connected to the entertaining room amenity space. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


This will become the entertaining space with a lounging section and a dining section divided by a wall that can be pulled back to join the two spaces. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


This is what the developers envision it to look like. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


The lounge will face the East River and boast beautiful skyline views. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Upon completion the terrace attached to the lounge will have barbecues and chaise lounges. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Moving over to the other building, this is a rendering of what the resident lounge and dining room for Hunter's Point South Crossing is projected to look like. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Go Inside Hunters Point South's In-Progress Affordable Units - Construction Watch - Curbed NY

Located on the 29th Floor, a terrace wraps around the amenity space on the building's northern and eastern exposure. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


It will also offer views of Queens and Brooklyn. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


This will become the site of a not yet specified pet amenity at Commons, affectionately nicknamed Dog City. The developers are envisioning a pet groomer, pet washing stations, doggy daycare or possibly veterinarian services. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Residents of Commons and Crossing will be able to add one of 250 parking spots in the Commons garage to their lease. Prices for the spots have not been revealed as yet. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


This northwest corner of Commons will become restaurant space with gorgeous views. In fact, both buildings will have ground-level retail, including an 11,000-square-foot Duane Reade. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)

 

Outside / Building structure and design

The outside of Hunter's Point South Commons with beam elements stretching from 2nd to 6th floor. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


(photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


After Hurricane Sandy derailed the start of the construction of Hunter's Point South, the developers reassessed the placement of their crucial mechanicals and jacked its foundation up an extra three feet to secure the building against future extreme weather concerns. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Hunter's Point South Commons houses 619 apartments and the bulk of the amenities that will be shared between the two buildings. (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)


Hunter's Point South Crossing is the smaller of the buidlings and features a total of 306 apartments.  (photo credit: Will Femia/Curbed NY)

 

HuntersPointSouth.com

HuntersPointSouth.com is a free resource designed to provide visitors with information about the new and exciting Hunter's Point neighborhood in Long Island City New York, including the Hunter's Point South Development, Hunter's Point Parks, including both Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunters Point South Waterfront Park, the surrounding areas, events, and the incredible views of the Manhattan skyline. The website serves as a complete guide to the Hunter's Point community for New Yorkers and tourists alike.

Please note that HuntersPointSouth.com is not officially linked to the City of New York Parks and Recreation.