Permits have been filed for an eight-story building at 1115 East 165th Street in Longwood, The Bronx. The site is four blocks away from the Whitlock Avenue subway station, serviced by 6 trains, and six blocks from Simpson Street subway station, serviced by 2 and 5 trains. The latter station providing close access to retail and commercial amenities. New Destiny Housing will be responsible for the development. Their firm specializes with building housing for vulnerable homeless populations in the city.
The 75-foot tall building will yield 69,450 square feet, with 3,080 square feet dedicated to community facility use, and 52,120 square feet for residential use. 62 apartments will be created, averaging 841 square feet apiece.
Residents will have access to an eighth-floor library, laundry room, and lounge. Meeting rooms, tenant services, a children specialist, and caseworker offices will occupy the ground floor. Additional amenities include a computer room, common space, shared kitchen, bicycle storage, and a children playroom.
Magnusson Architecture and Planning is responsible for the design.
Demolition permits have not yet been filed, and the estimated completion ate has not been announced.