New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and the Department of Social Services has officially selected development partners to transform the historic Greenpoint Hospital site into an affordable housing block. In total, the Greenpoint Hospital campus measures 3.4 acres with a total of eight, mostly vacant structures.
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Permits have been filed for a new 13-story affordable housing complex at 2050 Grand Concourse in The Bronx’s Fordham Heights, bordering the Mount Hope neighborhood. The site is three blocks from the Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Metro-North and the 4 train are also nearby. Unique People Services, i.e. UPS, is responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story building at 1115 East 165th Street in Longwood, The Bronx. The site is four blocks away from the Whitlock Avenue subway station, serviced by 6 trains, and six blocks from Simpson Street subway station, serviced by 2 and 5 trains. The latter station providing close access to retail and commercial amenities. New Destiny Housing will be responsible for the development. Their firm specializes with building housing for vulnerable homeless populations in the city.
Another new addition to Morrisania, in The Bronx, is just months away from completion, at Melrose Commons North Site C, also known as Elton Crossing. YIMBY last reported on the building in September of 2014, when renderings were revealed. Briarwood Organization and Phipps Houses are responsible for development.
Yesterday, YIMBY brought you news on building applications for 1414 Central Avenue, in Queens’ Far Rockaway neighborhood. Today, we have the first preliminary rendering for the project, designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, and the new building will be a massive improvement over the site’s current state.