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633 Mead Street

Three-Story, Two-Duplex-Unit Townhouse Planned at 633 Mead Street, Van Nest

Property owner Imran Iqbal has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit residential building at 633 Mead Street, located in the Van Nest section of the East Bronx. The structure will measure 3,489 square feet and the apartments should average 1,333.5 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized configurations. They will be duplexes, with one unit located on the ground floor and part of the second, while the second will take up the rest of the second floor and the entire third. Amenities include two off-street parking spots and storage space in the cellar. Kenneth A. Koon’s Bronx-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot plot is vacant. The East 180th Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains is located eight blocks away.


841A Morris Park Avenue

Three-Story, Eight-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned at 841A Morris Park Avenue, Van Nest

Bronx-based property owner Nissan Cohen has filed applications for a three-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 841A Morris Park Avenue, in Van Nest, located eight blocks from the Bronx Park East stop on the 2/5 trains. The structure will encompass 10,130 square feet and will feature 1,336 square feet of ground-floor retail space, in addition to a 389 square-foot doctors office, also located on the ground floor. The residential units will be located on the second and third floors and will average a rental-sized 714 square feet apiece. Jamaica-based Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record. The 51-foot-wide, 4,914-square-foot lot is currently vacant.


1605 Taylor Avenue

Three-Story, Three-Unit Residential Building Planned At 1605 Taylor Avenue, Van Nest

Connecticut-based property owner Gjin Gjini has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 1605 Taylor Avenue, in the Van Nest section of the Bronx, located five blocks from the East 180th Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains. The project will measure just 3,740 square feet and would rise on a vacant 25-foot-wide lot. There will be 2,805 square feet of residential space, so the full-floor residential units should average 935 square feet apiece. That means relatively spacious rental units are probably in the works. Long Island-based Shahriar Afshari is the applicant of record.


1857 Barnes Avenue

Three-Story, Six-Unit Residential Building Filed At 1857 Barnes Avenue, Van Nest

Bronx-based Marricco Family Limited Partnership has filed applications for a three-story, six-unit residential building at 1857 Barnes Avenue, in Van Nest, located seven blocks from the Bronx Park East stop on the 2 and 5 trains. The structure will encompass 8,270 square feet, although its residential space will measure 6,226 square feet. That means units will average 1,038 square feet apiece, which is relatively spacious and indicative of market-rate apartments. College Point-based Gino Longo is the architect of record. The site consists of a 55-foot-wide parcel, and demolition permits were filed in December to remove an existing two-story townhouse.


513 Van Nest Avenue

Two Three-Story, Four-Unit Residential Buildings Filed At 513 Van Nest Avenue, Van Nest

Property owner Kole Popaj has filed applications for two three-story, four-unit residential buildings at 513-515 Van Nest Avenue, in the Van Nest section of the Bronx, located three blocks from the East 180th Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains. The buildings will measure 4,270 and 4,005 square feet, respectively, and the residential space in both structures will total 6,207 square feet. That means units across the development will average 776 square feet, which is indicative of rentals. Pelham, N.Y.-based Fred Geremia Architects & Planners is the applicant of record. The existing two-story house was filed for demolition last summer.