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The Country’s Largest Passive Development Brings Affordable Housing to the South Bronx

Park Avenue Green, a new affordable housing community in the South Bronx is officially the largest Passive House development in North America. Defined by a stringent checklist of sustainable requirements, the project’s design reduces the expenditure of energy by incorporating a thoroughly sealed building envelope, advanced ventilation systems, low-energy cooling systems, and rooftop solar panels.

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337 East 162nd Street in Concourse, The Bronx

Permits Filed for 337 East 162nd Street in Concourse, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 337 East 162nd Street in Concourse, The Bronx. Located between Courtlandt Avenue and the Metro North Harlem Line, the corner lot is directly adjacent to the Melrose station on the Metro North train. The site is also eight blocks east of the 161 Street-Yankee Stadium subway station, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. New York City Housing Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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4697 Third Avenue, Bronx

Permits Filed for 4697 3rd Avenue in Belmont, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed use building at 4697 Third Avenue, in Belmont, The Bronx. The lot is on the corner of Third Avenue and East 188th Street. Located seven blocks to the east is the Fordham Road station, serviced by the B and D trains. The Fordham MetroNorth train station is located three blocks north of the development. The new construction is also close to main throughways Webster Avenue and East Fordham Road.

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811 East 181st Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 811 181st Street, Belmont, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 811 East 181st Street in Belmont, The Bronx. The site is nine blocks away from the West Farms Square subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Just five blocks away is the famed Bronx Zoo. Neighborhood Restore HDFC is listed as responsible for the development.

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