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Gotham has over 100 years of experience constructing and developing high quality mixed-use buildings throughout New York.

The Gotham team has deep experience in a multitude of programs and strategies to create affordable housing ranging from utilization of capital subsidies, public private partnerships, inclusionary housing, renovations and preservation of historic buildings, to new construction on public or private land. The company has a long history of developing innovative partnerships with New York institutions to build affordable housing, schools, community facilities and cultural spaces.

Following development and construction, its in-house property management division seamlessly transitions into ongoing building and community management for our affordable and market rate developments, operating vibrant communities in stable, financially successful buildings.

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Since 1973, RiseBoro has offered services designed to support every generation and meet the needs of communities. Their unique model of holistic community revitalization works by developing neighborhood assets, like affordable housing, to create the foundation for a more vibrant and diverse community. They build upon this foundation with programs designed to connect people to resources to help everyone in the community thrive, especially our most vulnerable populations.

RiseBoro is redefining New York City for New Yorkers. They do this working hand in hand with their partners, fellow nonprofits, government officials, and the people living in the local communities. They want to create a New York City that takes those who just survive and empowers them to thrive.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is North America's largest transportation network, serving a population of 15.3 million people across a 5,000-square-mile travel area surrounding New York City through Long Island, southeastern New York State, and Connecticut.

The MTA network comprises the nation’s largest bus fleet and more subway and commuter rail cars than all other U.S. transit systems combined. The MTA's operating agencies are MTA New York City Transit, MTA Bus, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels.

The MTA’s provision of safe, clean, and efficient public transportation is the lifeblood of the New York City metropolitan area – linking millions of residents to cultural, educational, employment, and economic opportunities throughout the region.

FXCollaborative leverages its broad experience in architecture, interiors, and planning to enrich the world with responsible, intelligent, and beautiful design.

Recently ranked as the ninth-largest in New York City in Crain’s annual list of the metropolitan area’s top architecture firms, FXCollaborative’s holistic approach integrates client aspirations, urban sensibilities, and a celebration of the craft of building.

The firm’s work ranges from the scale of individual buildings and interiors—office towers, multi-family residences, cultural facilities, workplace, K-12, and higher-education institutions—to the planning of the city, addressing infrastructure and transportation.

April 24, 2021 marked the 25th Anniversary of the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York approval of The Greenpoint Monitor Museum’s Provisional Charter.

Since 1996 the Museum has partnered with Oliver Tilden Camp No. 26, Co. I 83rd  NYVI SVR of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil  War and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) USS Monitor National Marine Sanctuary keeping alive the memory of the USS Monitor, John Ericsson her designer, her builders and crew and all who fought to save the Union and end slavery during the Civil War. Together they participated in the Museum’s Road Show School Program from its classrooms at  PS110 “The Monitor School” and MS126 “John Ericsson School.”

The Museum has participated in USS Monitor Expeditions off Cape Hatteras including the recovery of the ship’s turret and engine. NOAA representatives have participated in Museum events in Greenpoint including the USS Monitor’s 150th Anniversary.  In recognition of the importance of the Museum site, NOAA installed a “USS Monitor Trail Marker” on the site to serve as a connection to other historic USS Monitor sites.

SCAPE is a landscape architecture and urban design practice headquartered in New York with offices in New Orleans and San Francisco.

They design and advocate for the ecologically restorative and socially engaged landscapes, urban environments, and natural infrastructure of the future.

They do this through diverse forms of design—built landscapes, planning, visioning, and research—with the ultimate goal of connecting people to their environments.

Project History

In 2019, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the redevelopment of 40 Quay Street. In response, the Gotham Organization, Greenpoint Monitor Museum, and RiseBoro submitted a joint proposal. By 2021, the MTA had selected Gotham Organization as the designated redeveloper of the 40 Quay site. Over the following years, from 2022 to 2023, the team created a plan for a new redevelopment that includes comprehensive solutions for increasing housing, providing publicly accessible open space, and establishing a permanent home for a local museum.

The proposal includes relocating the existing onsite facility used by the MTA’s Mobile Wash Unit, the group responsible for cleaning the subway system, and its Material Control Unit, which stores and dispatches various items for the subway system, including station fixtures and cleaning supplies, to a new facility in East Williamsburg in the North Brooklyn Industrial Business Zone (IBZ). In addition, the proposal relocates the NYC Transit Emergency Response Unit from 65 Commercial Street to the new MTA facility, allowing for the full realization of Box Street Park.

Gotham Organization was chosen for this project due to its exemplary track record in community-oriented development, the potential synergies of combining the MTA and Monitor sites, and the feasibility of the MTA's relocation to a site within the North Brooklyn IBZ. These factors underscore Gotham’s capability to successfully execute the redevelopment while addressing community needs and operational logistics.

Monitor Point will contain substantial community benefits including new permanent affordable housing, publicly accessible open space, a new permanent home for the Greenpoint Monitor Museum, and so much more.

Anticipated Timeline


  • Monitor Point team designated


  • Initial Outreach


  • Pre-ULURP Outreach and Coordination with Agencies
  • Public Scoping Hearing
  • Environmental Review Process begins


  • Anticipated ULURP Certification


  • Construction of new MTA facility
  • Relocation of MTA to newly constructed facility


  • Construction of new project at 40 Quay
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