East Bronx

Proposed rendering of the new Edenwald Houses in The Bronx

NYCHA Selects Development Partners for Major Rehabilitation Project Edenwald Houses in The Bronx

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has formally announced its development partners who will help complete a major rehabilitation project at Edenwald Houses, one of the oldest and largest public housing developments in the agency’s portfolio. The portfolio comprises 40 residential buildings spread across 48 acres in the Edenwald section of The Bronx.

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1118 Havemeyer Avenue

Permits Filed for 1118 Havemeyer Avenue, East Bronx

Permits have been filed for a four-story building at the Rebekah Rehab and Extended Care Center. The site, 1118 Havemeyer Avenue, is on the north-west corner of the half-block owned by the rehabilitation, in the East Bronx. The 6 train is just seven blocks away, at the Castle Hill Avenue Subway station.

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916 Wilcox Avenue

Three Three-Story, Two-Family Houses Coming to 916 Wilcox Avenue, Throggs Neck

Rosyln Heights, N.Y.-based Adee Group has filed applications three three-story, two-family houses at 916-920 Wilcox Avenue, in the Throggs Neck section of the East Bronx. The buildings will measure between 4,155 and 4,285 square feet. Across all three, the residential units should average a family-size 1,326 square feet apiece. There will also be eight off-street parking spaces between the buildings, two of which will be housed in a garage. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based firm is the architect of record. The 7,089-square-foot plot is currently occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in August of last year.


3839 Bronxwood Avenue

Four-Story, Six-Unit Residential Building Planned at 3839 Bronxwood Avenue, Williamsbridge

A Yonkers, N.Y.-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential project at 3839 Bronxwood Avenue, located between East 220th and 221st streets in the Williamsbridge section of the East Bronx. The new building will measure 5,666 square feet and its residential units should average 900 square feet apiece. There will be a single apartment on each of the ground and second floors, followed by two apartments across the third through fourth floors. Gino O. Longo’s College Point-based firm is the architect of record. The 3,052-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story building. Demolition permits were filed last July.


2426 Lyvre Street

Two Four-Story, Eight-Unit Residential Buildings Filed at 2426 Lyvre Street, Westchester Square

Dix Hills, N.Y.-based developer Maheen Farrukh has filed applications for two four-story, eight-unit residential buildings at 2424 and 2426 Lyvere Street, in the East Bronx’s Westchester Square section. The buildings will measure 5,763 square feet and 6,517 square feet, respectively. Across both, the residential units should average 708 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Michael DePasquale’s Pelham, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,155-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits, filed in September, indicate that crews began disassembling the structure earlier this week.


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