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Completed view of 22 South West from the Metro-North Mount Vernon West train station

Developers Celebrate Ribbon Cutting for Affordable Housing at 22 South West in Mount Vernon

This week, developers and city officials celebrated the official opening of 22 South West, a new mixed-income affordable housing complex in Mount Vernon, New York. Designed by Humphreys & Partners Urban Architecture, the $95 million mixed-use development comprises 4,200 square feet of ground-floor retail and office space, 189 apartments, and 149 sub-grade parking spaces.

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525 North MacQuesten Parkway

Multi-Building, 179-Unit Residential Project Proposed Along North MacQuesten Parkway, Mount Vernon, N.Y.

Westchester County-based Enclave Equities is planning to develop a total of five residential buildings with a combined 179 apartments along North MacQuesten Parkway, between Berg and West Grand streets in Mount Vernon’s Fleetwood neighborhood. Two five-story buildings will be located at 645 North MacQuesten Parkway, the Business Journal reported, while three buildings—two five-story structures and a single four-story one—will be located at 525 North MacQuesten Parkway. The apartments will range from 600-square-foot one-bedrooms to 800-square-foot two-bedrooms.


203 Gramatan Avenue

Construction Wraps on 14-Story, 159-Unit Affordable Mixed-Use Building at 203 Gramatan Avenue, Mount Vernon

Construction is wrapping up on a 14-story, 159-unit mixed-use building at 203 Gramatan Avenue, in downtown Mount Vernon. That’s in southern Westchester County. It’s been dubbed La Port Apartments. All of the units, which range from studios to two-bedrooms, will be rented at below-market rates as affordable workforce housing, Westfair reported. Amenities include a fitness center, a children’s playroom, a media room, a lounge with a pantry, and a 4,000-square-foot rooftop deck. The base of the building will also host 20,000 square feet of retail space, of which Dollar Tree has already leased half. Atlantic Development Group, headed by Peter Fine, and Kenwood Equities are the developers, and GF55 Partners is the architect. After nine years in the development process, completion is expected in the next few months. Peter Fine is also planning a market-rate residential project next to La Porta Apartments, according to the Wall Street Journal.


22 South West Street

20-Story, 205-Unit Mixed-Use Tower Proposed at 22 South West Street, Mount Vernon

Pelham, N.Y.-based MacQuesten Development is proposing to build a 20-story, 205-unit mixed-use building at 22 South West Street, in the West Mount Vernon section of Mount Vernon. That’s in southern Westchester County, a few blocks north of the Bronx border. The proposed tower would include a mix of below market-rate and market-rate rental apartments, in addition to 5,000 square feet of retail space, Westfair reported. Dallas-based Humphreys & Partners Urban Architecture is behind the design. The tower requires the property to be rezoned. The Mount Vernon City Council is currently debating the rezoning a 46-acre industrial section of the city within which the property falls. If the rezoning passes, the developer hopes to get the project itself approved and begin excavation later this year. A gas station has been removed from the site and remediation work is complete. The tower would be located right next to Metro-North Railroad’s Mt. Vernon West station.


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