Frances Goldin Senior Apartments

175 Delancey Street, Manhattan, NY 10002

Property Type:

Affordable, Commercial

Number of Units:


Property Size:

Approximately 177,448 SF

Completion Year:

December 2017


Dattner Architects

At the corner of Delancey Street and Clinton Street, Frances Goldin Senior Apartments is a 14-story building designed by Dattner Architects that features 99 affordable rental residences for seniors, as well as an expansive new NYU Langone Medical Center, multi-specialty physician’s offices and ground floor retail space. Grand Street Settlement operates the GrandLo, a workforce development and social enterprise café, and an inter-generational community center in the building.  The site also features rooftop gardens and has a focus on energy efficiency through the use of solar panels.


2022 ULI Global Award for Excellence

Essex Crossing is recognized for representing the highest standards of achievement in the land use profession.

AIA 2021 Regional & Urban Design Awards

Essex Crossing is awarded for epitomizing the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development.

ULI Excellence in Mixed-Use Development

Essex Crossing Phase One is the winner of the 2019 Excellence Award for Best Mixed-Use Project.

Multi Family Executive Award - Project of the Year: Senior Affordable

Frances Goldin Senior Apartments wins 2018 MFE Project of the Year: Senior Affordable.


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The Urban Land Institute New York honors the Lower East Side development team for excellence in mixed-use development.

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Planners intentionally designed the project to compliment the Lower East Side neighborhood and culture.

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Multi Family Executive Award – Project of the Year: Senior Affordable

Frances Goldin Senior Apartments at Essex Crossing wins 2018 MFE Project of the Year: Senior Affordable.

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Social Enterprise Café Opens

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