An eight-story affordable housing project has been completed at 1422 Crotona Park East, in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. The site is right across the street from Crotona Park, which has several baseball fields, and other sports facilities. The Freeman Street Subway Station is six blocks away, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The Doe Fund, whose focus on rehabilitating people with histories of homelessness, incarceration, or substance abuse, is responsible for the development. The Briarwood Organization is responsible for the general contracting.
Crotona Park East
Bronx-based Kodra Construction has filed applications for a six-story, 23-unit residential building at 1810 Crotona Park East, located in the West Bronx’s Crotona Park East section. The project will measure 18,892 square feet and its residential units should average 722 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will also be seven off-street parking spaces. Mohammad R. Badaly’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 4,996-square-foot plot is vacant. The site was occupied by a two-story house until 2008.
Dunn Development Corporation has filed applications for a 12-story, 121-unit residential building at 1812 Vyse Avenue, in the Crotona Park East section of the West Bronx. The project will measure 104,519 square feet and rise 115 feet to its roof. The residential units, which will be rentals according to a report by The Real Deal, should average 837 square feet apiece. Amenities will be located on the ground floor, followed by apartments across the second through 12th floors. Dattner Architects is the architect of record. The 15,151-square-foot site is currently vacant.
Supportive housing serving homeless victims of domestic violence is coming to Crotona Park East, in the southwestern Bronx.
Four years after the city rezoned a forgotten industrial section of West Farms, the sad stretch of properties next to the Cross Bronx Expressway is becoming a haven for affordable housing. Developer Walison Corp. has filed plans to erect an 11-story supportive housing project at 1817 West Farms Road, right next to their headquarters at 1815 West Farms Road.