Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 1210 Simpson Street in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between Home Street and Freeman Street, the lot is one block west of the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. St. Peter’s Deliverance Ministries is listed as the owner behind the applications. According to the permit, the development appears to be a collaboration with national homelessness nonprofit Help USA.
The proposed 71-foot-tall development will yield 62,938 square feet, with 47,045 square feet designated for residential space and 7,937 square feet for community facility space. The building will have 72 residences, with an average unit scope of 653 square feet. According to the Help USA site, the apartments will be geared toward seniors in an LGBT-friendly environment. The steel-based structure will also have a cellar and a 37-foot-long rear yard.
Urban Architectural Initiatives is listed as the architect of record.
Demolition permits have not been filed as of yet. An estimated completion date has not been announced.