Renderings have been revealed of the 12-story, 305-unit mixed-use project at 443 East 162nd Street, located on the corner of Brook and Elton avenues in the South Bronx’s Melrose section. The project’s developers—the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corp. (WHEDco.), BFC Partners, the the city’s Housing Preservation & Development (HPD)—broke ground on it last week, Curbed NY reported.
Supportive housing serving homeless victims of domestic violence is coming to Crotona Park East, in the southwestern Bronx.
The Bronx is full of affordable and senior housing, but one non-profit is planning the city’s first affordable development for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors in Tremont. Plans were filed last month for the seven-story facility at 771 Crotona Park North, across from the huge park of the same name.
A Valhalla, N.Y.-based property owner has filed applications for two two-story, two-family houses at 3258 and 3260 Waterbury Avenue, in the East Bronx’s Country Club section. The new buildings will measure 4,232 square feet and 4,225 square feet, respectively. Across both, the full-floor residential units should average 1,774 square feet apiece, indicative of apartments with family-sized configurations. Each structure will also come with three off-street parking spaces. Gino O. Longo’s College Point-based firm is the architect of record. The 8,123-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in September.
Great Neck, N.Y.-based Global Management has filed applications for an eight-story, 35-unit residential building at 237 West 167th Street, in the West Bronx’s Highbridge section. The project will encompass 27,906 square feet and rise 74 feet to its roof. Its residential units should average 698 square feet apiece, which means rental apartments are likely in the works. Mohammad R. Badaly’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 7,500-square-foot lot is vacant.