Excavation is well underway at Erik Ekstein’s latest development in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The property is located on the corner of Broadway and Palmetto Street, and according to Ekstein Development, the official address will be 8 Palmetto Street.
Permits have been filed for a 19-story mixed-use building at 1169 River Avenue in Concourse, The Bronx. Located between McClellan Street and East 167th Street, the interior lot is steps away from the 167th Street subway station, serviced by the 4, B, and D trains. Christoper Lacovara of Community Access, a NYC supportive housing and social service non-profit for people with mental health concerns, is listed as the owner behind the applications. They currently have two other projects currently underway in the Bronx, one on Bruckner Boulevard and another on East 172nd Street.
Groundbreaking has just occurred for a ten-story affordable housing building at 985 Bruckner Boulevard in Woodstock, the Bronx. The site is one block away from the Hunts Point Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the 6 train, and eight blocks away from the Intervale Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Rainey Park is also nearby, with three baseball fields. The NYC-based non-profit Community Access is responsible for the development.
Community Access has filed applications for a 14-story, 126-unit apartment building at 111 East 172nd Street, in Mount Eden, located a few blocks north of the 170th Street stops on the B, D, and 4 trains. The structure will measure 107,272 square feet in total, which means apartments will average 851 square feet apiece. Units will be rented at below-market rates, with some being designated for mental health and additions patients. Brooklyn-based Peter Woll is the architect of record. The block-thru site consists of a single-story building and a three-story townhouse, which first have to be demolished.