Woodside-based property owner Jakey Patwari, head of New Haven Co. of NY Inc., has filed applications for a six-story, seven-unit mixed-use building at 1358 Odell Street, in the East Bronx’s Parkchester section. The structure will encompass 13,475 square feet. It will feature 2,229 square feet of commercial space and 2,191 square feet of community space across the cellar through second floors (likely for retail and medical offices), followed by seven residential units across the third through sixth floors. The units should average 807 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Ling Li’s Flushing-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,575-square-foot property is currently vacant. It’s located two blocks from the Castle Hill Avenue stop on the 6 train.
Long Island-based Galaxy Towers Apartment Inc. has filed applications for two four-story, eight-unit residential buildings at 1360-1364 Purdy Street, in the East Bronx’s Parkchester neighborhood (just outside the towers-in-a-park community that goes by the same name), located around the corner from the Castle Hill Avenue stop on the 6 train. From south to north, the buildings will each measure 8,213 and 6,654 square feet respectively. Residential units in the southern building should average 883 square feet apiece while units in the slightly smaller northern building should average 687 square feet, indicative of rental apartments. Pelham, N.Y.-based Michael DePasquale is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide vacant has sat long vacant.
Pinnacle Group and Plymouth Group are partnering to develop a mixed-use building which will span the entire block of 1609-1623 Unionport Road, in Parkchester, and the block is currently occupied by one- and two-story commercial buildings. At least 310,000 square feet of development rights exists, and the owners are planning to demolish the entire block. No timeline has been disclosed, and no permits have been applied for, per The Real Deal.
On Friday, the management team at the Park West Apartments, on the border between Castle Hill and Parkchester in the East Bronx, started accepting applications for the affordable housing project under development. Located at 2026 Westchester…