Magnusson Architecture and Planning

Casa Celina. Designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning

Casa Celina Completes Construction at 1810 Watson Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx

Construction is complete on Casa Celina, a 16-story affordable housing building at 1810 Watson Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx. Named for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s mother Celina Báez, the structure offers 204 affordable apartments targeted at older adults. It was built in collaboration between Xenolith Partners, The Kretchmer Companies, ELH Management, and JASA, and was designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning.

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Street view of Rheingold Senior Residences - Renderings by Nightnurse Images courtesy of Magnusson Architecture and Planning

Housing Lottery Launches for Rheingold Senior Residences at 15 Montieth Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for Rheingold Senior Residences, a nine-story residential buildings at 15 Montieth Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning and developed by Southside United HDFC, the structure yields 94 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 65 units for residents at 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $0 to $63,550.

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Excavation Underway at 1187 Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

Excavation and pilings are underway at 1187 Fulton Street, the site of a four-story mixed-use building near the border of Clinton Hill and Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC and developed in a partnership by the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance, the 45-foot-tall structure will span 5,115 square feet and yield three affordable units with an average scope of 1,220 square feet, as well as 1,456 square feet of ground-floor retail space, a cellar level, and a 30-foot-long rear yard. Dekalb Commons NY LLC listed as the owner and Shamus Contracting Co. Inc. is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Spencer Place and Bedford Avenue.

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Rendering of Dekalb Commons

Dekalb Commons Affordable Housing Complex Breaks Ground in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

City officials, project partners, and community leaders recently joined to celebrate the commencement of construction at Dekalb Commons, a three-building affordable housing complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Magnusson Architecture & Planning and developed in partnership by the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance, the buildings are currently addressed as 652 Dekalb Avenue, 639 Dekalb Avenue, and 1187 Fulton Street.

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