New Luxurious 22-Story Mixed-Use Development Overlooks Waterfront in Astoria, Queens

Omega-Lite® ACM panels clad exterior of premium high-rise apartment complex, Halletts Point  

Hatfield, PA – 10 Halletts Point is one of seven buildings in the mega development by The Durst Organization to hit the streets of Astoria, Queens, NY.

This ultramodern 22-story, mixed-use housing/retail development located on the waterfront of Astoria, Queens, NY offers 1-4-bedroom layouts as well as studio apartments with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the city and peninsula.  Residents can enjoy an attended lobby with concierge, terraces and outdoor lounges/dining areas, on-site supermarket, children’s playroom, fitness center and yoga studio, party room with Chef’s kitchen, and many more high-end amenities.  The resident shuttle service provides direct access to subway stops, ferry landing and stores or they can take advantage of the on-premise attended parking garage.

For the beautiful exterior, Dattner Architects in New York, NY chose Laminators Incorporated’s Omega-Lite ACM panel in two custom colors, Cinnagold Dust and Galaxy Silver, to complement the cutting-edge look of Halletts Point.

A-Porcel in Bronx, NY distributed and fabricated over 87,000 square feet of the aluminum composite panels. Omega-Lite panels offer a highly decorative, strong, and durable surface finish for exterior wall surfaces. Composed of a polypropylene, corrugated core between two finished aluminum sheets, these panels are non-absorbent, water-resistant and easy to maintain.

The panels were installed using Laminators’ Dry Seal installation system, which has passed the AAMA 508 pressure equalized rain screen system test.  This proprietary system features a "deep reveal" look without caulk at the joints, creating a high-performance, pressure-equalized wall system that compartmentalizes the air cavity and allows for drainage and ventilation. The Dry Seal system reduces moisture-related issues within the wall cavity.  The system also offers on or off-site fabrication, providing flexibility during the installation.

Laminators’ Omega-Lite panels installed with the Dry Seal system guaranteed Halletts Point a class A fire rating as well as met NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 285, Miami-Dade County Product Control and Florida Product Approval requirements.  Laminators Inc. manufactures high quality ACM panels that meet these stringent performance levels and provide design professionals and building owners the confidence that their cladding will withstand the most extreme conditions.

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