South Bronx

356 East 139th Street

Permits Filed for 356 East 139th Street, Mott Haven, Bronx

For the second time, permits have been filed for a seven-story charter school in The Bronx’s Mott Haven, by the Academic Leadership Charter School. The ALCS currently has two locations in the borough, one for kindergarten through fourth grade, and the other for fifth grade through eighth. They plan to relocate both groups into the new building, reuniting the schools under one roof. The new site is three blocks away from the 3rd Avenue and 138th Street Station, serviced by the 6 train, and ten blocks away from the 3rd Avenue  & 149th street station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The school will be across the street from Willis playground, a public park.

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1125 Whitlock Avenue, rendering via DCP

Permits Filed for 1001 Whitlock Avenue, South Bronx

Back in February, YIMBY reported the Ader Group wanted to rezone a site at 1125 Whitlock Avenue, in the South Bronx, revealing the developer’s plans for the all-affordable project in the process. Now, applications have been filed with the Department of Buildings for the first phase, at 1001 Whitlock Avenue, which will consist of a 14-story structure with 243 apartments spanning 201,284 square feet of residential space. There will also be an 8,998 square-foot community facility component. Newman Design Architects PLLC are listed as the architect of record, and completion is expected by 2019. At that point, work will begin on the second building, which will bring the total number of apartments in the complex up to 474.



381 East 166th Street

Four-Story, 12-Unit Residential Project Filed at 381 East 166th Street, Morrisania

A Yonkers, N.Y.-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, 12-unit residential project at 381 East 166th Street, located on the corner of Clay Avenue in the South Bronx’s Morrisania neighborhood. The project will measure 10,702 square feet and its residential units should average 736 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities will include storage for six bicycles and a 268-square-foot recreation room. Pelham, N.Y.-based Fred Geremia Architect & Planners is the architect of record. The 2,456-square-foot plot is vacant.


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