Back in February, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a massive renovation and restoration of the Bronx General Post Office. Located at 558 Grand Concourse, the property is a city individual and interior landmark. Now, the renovation design has changed slightly and the changes were well-received by the commissioners.
Great Neck-based Shelter Rock Builders has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 1067 Teller Avenue, in Concourse Village, four blocks from the Melrose Metro North station, or nine blocks from 167th Street stop on the B and D trains. The townhouse-style building will measure just 3,271 square feet, and full-floor units will average 1,090 square feet apiece. Queens-based Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record, and site’s former three-story building was demolished in 2001 by the HPD.
While residential development booms at either end of the Bronx, new construction has been slow to arrive in many of the working class neighborhoods in the central part of the borough, like Mount Hope, Tremont, and Crotona Park. But yesterday YIMBY noticed a filing for three little apartment buildings at 362-366 East 173rd Street, half a mile east of the 174th Street stop on the D line in Concourse Village.