Last week, development partners Hudson Companies, Gilbane Development Company, and MHANY Management Inc. celebrated the groundbreaking of Phase Two of The Peninsula in Hunts Point, The Bronx at the site of the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center. The two-building development will offer 100-percent affordable housing, as well as commercial, community facility, and open space.
Housing Preservation and Development
Foundations are progressing at 201-207 Seventh Avenue, the site of a nine-story residential building in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Amie Gross Architects and developed by New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development under the Chelsea HDFC, the 85-foot-tall structure will span 30,859 square feet and yield 26 affordable co-op units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, as well as 1,828 square feet of retail space divided among three tenants. A.A.D. Construction Corp. is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 170 West 22nd Street and located at the southeast corner of Seventh Avenue and West 22nd Street.
On October 19, Bronx Point celebrated its opening in a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by L&M Development Partners, Type A Projects, BronxWorks, and The Hip Hop Museum, alongside elected officials and community leaders. The $349 million mixed-use development is designed by S9Architecture. Located on the Harlem River waterfront in the South Bronx, Bronx Point is set to offer 542 affordable housing units in its first phase.
The first phase of the Starhill affordable housing complex has topped out in the Morris Heights section of The Bronx. The complex is currently addressed as 1600 Grand Avenue and this first phase will include a 14-story building with 326 affordable apartments, including 200 units for formerly homeless adults grappling with substance abuse.