With the potential for magnificent views of Brooklyn, the New York Harbor and Verrazano Bridge, the project site, located in the southern portion of the recently designated Stapleton Waterfront District of Staten Island, is approximately a 2.37 acre site and would contain 100 residential units.
With the intention to develop the site as a model of sustainable development, the project would follow the Working Waterfront theme and sustainable design principles, outlined by the Stapleton Waterfront Development Design Guidelines.
The vibrant and LEED-Gold environmentally friendly proposed residential development would be a “perimeter building” located mostly along the south and east side of the site with generous loggias, terraces and panoramic windows maximizing natural daylight and cross ventilation. By detaining and treating runoff from green roof tops and parking areas, the freshwater wetland system would harvest storm water for use in irrigation and for flushing toilets, and would gradually release clean water into New York Harbor.
Other iconic green elements would include the free standing urban wind turbines (Turby) that would be located along the perimeter of the parking area, extensive green roofs and photo-volactic panels as a source of clean, renewable energy.