The Department of City Planning is reviewing proposals to construct a 4.65-acre mixed-use affordable housing development near the Metro-North Station in Wakefield, The Bronx. If approved, the six-building complex would create approximately 1,200 income-restricted apartments, 28,000 square feet of retail space, 87,000 square feet of community facilities, 130,000 square feet of publicly accessible open space, and 600 parking spaces.
Renderings from Kutnicki Bernstein Architects reveal a modified exterior design for 45 Dash Place, a rental building under construction in the Riverdale section of The Bronx. The new illustrations depict ornamental masonry and dark metal framing surrounding all windows facing Dash Place, similarly-hued metal canopies and pin signage above entrances at both the front and rear elevations, and a three-story community facility that will function as a school.
The next phase of development at 2856 Webster Avenue, a new affordable housing complex in Bedford Park, The Bronx will introduce a sprawling new grocery store operated by Cherry Valley Marketplace. The retailer has committed to operate under guidelines established New York City’s Food Retail Expansion to Support Heath (FRESH) program, which promotes the establishment and retention of grocery stores that dedicate required selling space to perishable food items within underserved communities.
The Bronx will soon be home to the country’s largest Passive House high-rise development. Located at 425 Grand Concourse in Mott Haven, the 26-story building will create 277 units of affordable housing, a neighborhood supermarket, a community health center, a cultural center, and a 30,000-square-foot educational facility for CUNY’s Hostos Community College.
In a YIMBY exclusive, new renderings from Gerald Caliendo Architects offer a first look at a forthcoming residential property in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. The project is located at 1281 Hoe Avenue and will comprise roughly 28,500 square feet. Mark Shakarov is the current property owner and is listed as 1281 Hoe Avenue LLC on construction permits filed with the city’s Department of Buildings.