Last week, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the Department of Housing Preservation & Development launched a request for proposals (RFP) for two mixed-use buildings to be built on the super-block home to Wyckoff Gardens, DNAinfo reported. Wyckoff Gardens is a 530-rental-unit public housing development consisting of three 21-story towers in Boerum Hill. The city is seeking a development team to build two new buildings at the site’s northern two corners, at 260 and 280 Wyckoff Street, which currently serve as parking lots. Planned are roughly 500 rental apartments (down from an initial 650) and at least 10,000 square feet each of ground-floor commercial-retail and community facility space. Half of the apartments would be affordable while the other half would be market-rate. Improvements to the entire premises are also possible, including the upgrade of outdoor amenities. Proposals are due September 30.
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The New York City Housing Authority has proposed to allow private developers to build mixed-income residential towers on two parking lots at the Wyckoff Gardens public housing facility, in Boerum Hill. According to DNAinfo, the development would total 550 to 650 residential units, and the buildings would be located at 260 and 280 Wyckoff Street. Real Estate Weekly reports the units would be half affordable and half market-rate. Resident meetings will be conducted over the next month.