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1417 Longfellow Avenue, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 1417 Longfellow Avenue, Market-Rate Building in Crotona Park East

Rezonings in the South Bronx have spurred development in Morrisania, Melrose and Mott Haven, but new construction has been slow to arrive in the neighborhoods nearby, like Crotona Park East and Longwood. However, new building applications were filed over the weekend for a seven-story apartment building at 1417 Longfellow Avenue, between Jennings and Freeman Streets in Crotona Park East.

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493 11th Avenue

City To Request Proposals For All-Affordable Mixed-Use Tower At 493 11th Avenue, Midtown West

The City’s EDC has confirmed the redevelopment of the parking lot at 493 11th Avenue, on West 39th Street in Midtown West, according to DNAinfo. The City will request proposals this summer for a permanently all-affordable housing tower, which will also have retail and community space on the lower levels. The site was previously said to allow for a 45-story, 300-unit building, and was formerly occupied by a six-story slaughterhouse, demolished in the 1980’s.


206 Kent Avenue

Trader Joe’s Leases Space In Planned Office Building At 206 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg

Trader Joe’s has leased 18,000 square feet in Alliance Private Capital’s planned 45,000 square-foot mixed-use commercial building, which will include offices on the upper levels, at 206 Kent Avenue, a block in from the East River in Williamsburg. According to Crain’s Business, the grocery store will take space on the ground and basement levels. New building applications have not yet been filed, but the lot is currently vacant; the site’s former two-story warehouse was demolished in 2013.


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