Articles by Vanessa Londono

Rendering of 722 Chancellor Avenue in Irvington — Courtesy of OCA Architects

Ground Breaks on 722 Chancellor Avenue, a 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development in Irvington, New Jersey

Construction began last week on 722 Chancellor Avenue in Irvington, New Jersey. Developed through a partnership with The NRP Group and northern New Jersey developer Adenah Bayoh, the five-story building will add 56 affordable housing units to the community. OCA Architects is responsible for the design of the mid-rise, energy-efficient development.

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195-15 73rd Avenue in Fresh Meadows, Queens via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 195-15 73rd Avenue in Fresh Meadows, Queens

Permits have been filed for a four-story community facility building adjacent to the PS 26Q – Rufus King School campus at 195-15 73rd Avenue in Fresh Meadows, Queens. Located between 195th and 196 Streets, the lot is closest to the 179th Street subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. New York City School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Rendering of Atlantic Chestnut 1 Phase

Phipps Houses Secures $217 Million Financing for Phase 1 of Atlantic Chestnut Development in East New York, Brooklyn

Non-profit housing developer Phipps Houses closed on $217 million in construction financing for the first phase of Atlantic Chestnut, a massive three-phase development in Brooklyn. When completed, Atlantic Chestnut will bring 1,200 affordable housing units to the East New York neighborhood under the 2016 East New York Rezoning. With Dattner Architects handling design, the Atlantic Chestnut development will consist of three mid-rise apartment buildings featuring affordable apartments, 60,000 square feet of commercial and community facility space, attended parking for 200 cars, and residential amenities comprising of a gym, children’s playroom, a lounge, a party room, and landscaped courtyards and roof deck. The project is being built by Monadnock Construction.

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26-02 4th Street in Astoria, Queens

Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 26-02 4th Street in Astoria, Queens

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 26-02 4th Street, a seven-story mixed-use residential building in Astoria, Queens. Designed by Gerald Caliendo Architects, the structure will yield 53,438 square feet and 46 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 14 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $49,715 to $192,400.

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