Habitat for Humanity NYC has officially completed their Dean Street Residences in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn. Located at 203 Mother Gaston Boulevard, apartments are now available to individuals and households earning 50-80 percent of New York City’s average median income.
On Wednesday, September 26th, a new, permanently affordable housing block will break ground in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood. Located on a corner lot at 3 Livonia Avenue, “Edwin’s Place” is designed by renowned American architect Robert A.M. Stern for non-profit developer Breaking Ground and the African American Planning Commission.
Last but not least in this week’s updates on the city’s Brownsville plan is the first look at Livonia 4, a mixed-use, multi-site development comprised of a series of adjacent parcels in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Construction is expected to begin this year and the project is the third new development announced as part of “The Brownsville Plan,” with design by Magnusson Architecture and Planning. The $1 billion initiative is expected to yield over 2,500 affordable homes, infrastructure upgrades, arts and cultural facilities, and new community service programs.
Glenmore Manor Apartments is the second residential property announced in updates to the city’s $1 billion infrastructure and affordable housing plan designed to reinvigorate Brownsville, Brooklyn. The apartments will occupy an assemblage of land at the intersection of Christopher Avenue and Glenmore Avenue, and Think! Architecture + Design is the project architect.
The Brownsville Arts Center and Apartments will become the first of three developments included in a $1 billion infrastructure and affordable housing plan to reshape and invigorate the Brownsville, Brooklyn community. The site is on Rockaway Avenue and Chester Street.