Hotel developers have their eyes on a busy corridor in the Bronx, with new plans filed for a five-story building at 1996 Webster Avenue. That’s near the corner of Alden Place, in the borough’s Mount Hope section.
Last week, Thorobird Companies filed plans for three affordable rental buildings in the Bronx. Now YIMBY has a rendering for one of them, a 12-story development planned for 225 East 179th Street in the central Bronx neighborhood of Mount Hope.
A pair of 12-story affordable rental buildings are coming to two blocks in Mount Hope, in the central Bronx. Developer Thorobird Companies is planning to construct the two buildings at 225 East 179th Street and 220 East 178th Street, a block apart between Anthony Avenue and Grand Concourse.
Sam Mahgerefteh, doing business as Great Neck-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 1773 Topping Avenue, in Mount Hope, located four blocks from the 174-175 Streets stop on the B/D trains. The new structure would measure 3,703 square feet and would rise from a 17-foot-wide, 1,615-square-foot vacant lot. The units would average a spacious 1,851 square feet apiece, with the first unit occupying the ground and second floors, and the other occupying the upper two levels. The ground floor will also have an enclosed parking space. Sion Hourizadeh’s Floral Park-based Sion Associates is the applicant of record.
Kim Tasher of SKF Development has filed applications for an eight-story, 39-unit residential building at 240 East 178th Street, in Mount Hope, located around the corner from the Tremont Avenue stop on the B and D trains. The project will encompass 27,603 square feet and its residential units, which appear to be market-rate, will average a rental-sized 648 square feet apiece. The new building will include laundry and a 782-square-foot recreation area in the cellar. Mohammad Badaly’s Mount Vernon-based Badaly Architects is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide lot is currently occupied by a two-story wood-frame house, for which demolition permits have not been received.