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resident lounge, a media center, retail space,
an on-site restaurant and a business center.
Many apartments will have views of nearby
Van Der Donck Park and well as the Hudson
River and the Palisades cliffs.
Challenges faced by Hudson Meridian
during the project include dealing with
brownfield conditions. "We made lemonade
out of lemons and were able to offer our
client tax credits, which mitigated the effects of the delay," Executive Vice President
Richard Cote says. "We learned the need to
pre-plan for subsurface conditions is essential to mitigate delays because of unknown
and unforeseen conditions."
On Main Street
Hudson Meridian is making significant
progress on another project for RXR Realty.
The company in March topped out a 28-sto-
ry, 280-unit residential tower at 587 Main
Street in downtown New Rochelle, N.Y.
The $94 million, 391,877-square-foot
tower will include 28 affordable housing
units, with the rest being market rate. The
project will also include 298 parking spaces
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tower is part of Larkin Plaza, a mixed-use
development that also includes a separate
17-story residential tower, a three-story
parking deck and a two-story retail building. The 585,000-square-foot tower has a
concrete superstructure on steel pipe piles.
The project is anticipated for completion
later this year.
"Situated one block away from the Metro
North [rail line], and directly across from
the recently daylighted Saw Mill River, residents can enjoy walks along the water and
can get to know their friends and neighbors
in one of our brand-new restaurants or
shops located in 35,000 square feet of onsite retail," developer RXR Realty says. The
architect is SLCE Architects LLP.
Site amenities will include a landscaped
roof terrace with outdoor seating, an
attended lobby with concierge services, a