Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 1210 Simpson Street in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between Home Street and Freeman Street, the lot is one block west of the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. St. Peter’s Deliverance Ministries is listed as the owner behind the applications. According to the permit, the development appears to be a collaboration with national homelessness nonprofit Help USA.
Details and a rendering have been revealed for a seven-story, 82-unit affordable residential building planned at 775 Crotona Park North (a.k.a. 1784 Prospect Avenue), in the West Bronx’s Tremont section. Dubbed Crotona Senior Residences, it will comprise entirely of affordable housing geared specifically to LGBT seniors (although all elderly people, regardless of orientation, will be allowed to apply), Welcome2TheBronx reported. It will also include a supportive facility with services for residents in the building and around the community. New building applications have not yet been filed, but Magnusson Architecture and Planning is the design architect.