24-Story ‘Gateway’ to Essex Crossing Gets Some Skin

Posted on: June 13th, 2017 at 9:35 am by

Out of the ground for months already, the so-called “Gateway” to Essex Crossing stands at roughly seven stories, and now sports some noticeable contextual definition.

Last week, the first deliveries of paneling started to arrive at Site 2, slated to rise 24 stories. The new brown-hued exterior, known as the curtain wall in construction parlance, is slowly creeping up the Essex Street facade.

As previously reported, the 24-story mixed-use building will boast the souped-up Essex Street Market facility, the Market Line, a 14-screen Regal movie theater with 1,250 seats, a 12,000 square-foot urban farm on the roof of the five-story podium, and 195 residential units (split 50-50 market rate, permanently affordable).

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