R10X districts, and C6-4X districts which have an R10X residential district equivalent
, are subject to Quality Housing
regulations but instead of a maximum height, the portion of the building above the required setback is subject to tower
regulations. A C6-4X district is mapped along Sixth Avenue in Chelsea.
(FAR)of 10.0 may be increased to 12.0 if affordable housing is provided pursuant to the Inclusionary Housing Program
or, for a mixed building
, if a public plaza
is provided along a narrow street
. Public plazas are permitted only in buildings with a commercial or community facility base. The building base must be between 60 and 85 feet high and extend along the entire frontage of a wide street
. A tower is permitted above 85 feet provided it is set back at least 10 feet from a wide street and at least 15 feet from a narrow street. To prevent excessively tall and narrow towers, a tower must have a minimum lot coverage
Off-street parking is not required.