Articles by Sebastian Morris

Momentous Redevelopment of the South Bronx’s Spofford Juvenile Detention Center Approved

Following a crucial vote by The New York City Council Committee on Land Use, a massive redevelopment proposal for the long-vacant Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in the the South Bronx will officially move forward. The project is expected to have transformative effects on the surrounding Hunts Point neighborhood, and is the latest component of the city’s multi-billion dollar initiative to rejuvenate the South Bronx.

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Passive House Project Coming to 746 East 214th Street in Williamsbridge, The Bronx

The prevalence of sustainable Passive House structures is slowly growing in the United States, New York City included, which today counts more than 70 structures under the European-borne designation. In an announcement from design-build, general contractor firm UA Builders Group, 746 East 214th Street will become the latest addition to the group, making its debut in 2019. Located in the north-central blocks of The Bronx’s Williamsbridge, the property is immediately adjacent to the 2/5 Gun Hill Road Subway station.

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