Park Avenue Green, a new affordable housing community in the South Bronx is officially the largest Passive House development in North America. Defined by a stringent checklist of sustainable requirements, the project’s design reduces the expenditure of energy by incorporating a thoroughly sealed building envelope, advanced ventilation systems, low-energy cooling systems, and rooftop solar panels.
Omni New York
Omni New York has revealed renderings for the Morris II Apartments taking shape in The Bronx. Located at 2980 Park Avenue, the project arrives as phase two of a multi-building affordable housing project owned and developed by Omni New York.
Construction is now underway on a sprawling mixed-use development in Jamaica, Queens, designed by architects Edelman Sultan Knox Wood for a multi-agency development team, and Omni New York. Located between Jamaica and Archer Avenues at 92-23 168th Street, the project will debut as “Archer Green” and incorporate residential, retail, commercial, and parking areas.
New York’s accessory skylines outside of Midtown and Downtown have been booming with new development in recent years, with Jersey City, Downtown Brooklyn, and Long Island City taking the respective crowns for their respective counties. But beyond those nodes, high-rises have also begun to multiply beyond the proximate periphery. Jamaica, in Queens, has seen a sprinkling of 20 to 30 story buildings enter the pipeline in the past few years, and now another major project is set to rise in the burgeoning neighborhood, at 92-23 168th Street.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation, the New York City Housing Development Corporation, and the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, along with developer Omni New York, have revealed plans to build a 350-unit mixed-use complex at 92-33 168th Street, located on the corner of 93rd Avenue in downtown Jamaica. All of the project’s residential units will be affordable, Curbed NY reported.