Last week, the Fifth Avenue Committee and the Brooklyn Public Library celebrated the official commencement of construction on the new Sunset Park Public Library. Located at 5108 Fourth Avenue, the eight-story structure will also contain 49-units of affordable housing for low-income households.
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Permits have been filed for an eight-story apartment building at 23 Montieth Street, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Stanwix Street and Bushwick Avenue, the vacant lot is just off major thoroughfare Flushing Avenue. Five blocks east of the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the M and J trains. Juan Ramos of Southside United HDFC is listed as the owner behind the applications. The community organization offers resources in the Williamsburg neighborhood including affordable housing, tenant organization, community outreach, a senior residential center, and a local food pantry. They previously filed permits in 2017 for affordable senior housing at the same site.
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.
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.