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Exterior view of the reimagined Cooper Park Houses - Peterson Rich Office

Peterson Rich Office, Regional Plan Association Reveal Comprehensive Design Strategy for NYCHA Properties

The Regional Plan Association of New York and Peterson Rich Office, a Brooklyn-based design studio, have released an in-depth report to help the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) identify and adopt scalable design solutions for new and existing properties. Led by the founders of Peterson Rich Office, the core focus of the research focuses on the creation of healthier homes for the 600,000 New Yorkers who live in NYCHA apartments.

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1810 Watson Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx

Permits Filed for 1810 Watson Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a 16-story residential building at 1810 Watson Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Thieriot Avenue and Watson Avenue, the development will be called Casa Celina and also have the address 1001 Thieriot Avenue. The corner lot is two blocks south of the St. Lawrence Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is listed as the owner behind the applications. Developers for the project include developed Xenolith Partners, The Kretchmer Companies, ELH Mgmt., and JASA.

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337 East 162nd Street in Concourse, The Bronx

Permits Filed for 337 East 162nd Street in Concourse, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 337 East 162nd Street in Concourse, The Bronx. Located between Courtlandt Avenue and the Metro North Harlem Line, the corner lot is directly adjacent to the Melrose station on the Metro North train. The site is also eight blocks east of the 161 Street-Yankee Stadium subway station, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. New York City Housing Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Casa Celina Will Create 200 New Apartments for Low-Income Seniors in The Bronx

City agencies have announced the development of an affordable housing project dedicated to low- and extremely low-income senior citizens in the Soundview section of The Bronx. Known as Casa Celina, it is a collaboration between NYCHA and the city’s department of Housing Preservation and Development with private entities Xenolith Partners, The Kretchmer Companies, ELH Mgmt., and the Jewish Association Serving the Aging, known colloquially as JASA.

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