The Clinton Housing Development Company (CHDC) is planning to convert the six-story commercial building at 500 West 52nd Street, located on the corner of Tenth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen, into 46 affordable residential units exclusively for seniors who are performance artists. The conversion will also include the creation of 13,000 square feet of non-profit office space.
The Jersey City Planning Board has recently approved plans for a four-story, three-unit mixed-use building at 415 1/2 Monmouth Street, located in a section of Jersey City called The Village. The project will feature commercial-retail space on the ground floor, followed by three full-floor condominium units on the floors above.
Construction is complete on the residential conversion of the former P.S. 186, a previously-dilapidated five-story structure located at 525 West 145th Street, in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem. The latest photos of the building, dubbed the Residences at PS186, can be seen in a Curbed NY report. The building contains 79 residential units, all of which are renting at below-market rates through the affordable housing lottery. The apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms, should average 1,089 square feet apiece. The Boys and Girls Club of Harlem will occupy 11,000 square feet of space on the ground floor.
Brooklyn-based property owner Abraham Schiff, doing business as USA Home Financial, has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit mixed-use building at 382 Keap Street, located at the corner of South 2nd Street in the heart of Williamsburg. The building will measure 5,367 square feet, with 911 square feet of commercial-retail space across the ground and cellar levels, in addition to a 479-square-foot community facility also on the ground floor. The residential units above, spread across three floors and a penthouse level, should average 1,827 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums.
The historic Our Lady of Loreto Church in Brownsville was just saved from being torn down to make way for affordable housing. Now, a different church two blocks away, at 1860 Eastern Parkway, is going to be demolished for another affordable development.