Articles by Vanessa Londono


Rendering of The Peninsula affordable housing campus - WXY Architecture + Urban Design

Permits Filed for 1201 Spofford Avenue in Hunts Point, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a 16-story mixed-use building at 1201 Spofford Avenue in Hunts Point, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Tiffany Street and Spofford Avenue, the corner lot is closest to the Longwood Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. New York City Economic Development Corporation is developing the building as part of The Peninsula, a multi-building campus that will create 740 affordable housing units, 17,000 square feet of retail, 52,000 square feet of public open space, 56,000 square feet of light industrial space, 53,500 square feet of community facilities, an education center, and multiple health and wellness components.

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193 13th Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Permits Filed for 193 13th Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 193 13th Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located between Third and Fourth Avenues, the interior lot is three blocks south of the 4th Avenue-9th Street subway station, serviced by the F, G, and R trains. Matthew Riez under the WJ 193 13th Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Rendering of 834 Pacific Street

Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 834 Pacific Street in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

The housing lottery is now open for 834 Pacific Street, a six-story mixed-use development in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Developed by Happy Living Development and designed by Issac & Stern Architects, the building yields a total 84 rentals in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are the 34 apartments for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $65,143 to $183,300.

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