Phipps Houses

Rendering of Rockaway Village via Marvel Architects

Permits Filed for the Third Phase of Rockaway Village in Far Rockaway, Queens

Permits have been filed for three mixed-use buildings at 20-12 and 21-02 Mott Avenue, and 17-21 Redfern Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens. The three structures are part of Phase 3 of the Rockaway Village complex, a five-phase development bringing eight buildings with retail, community facilities, and 1,700 new affordable housing units to an under-utilized area near the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. Non-profit developer Phipps Houses under the Mott Center, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. Marvel Architects is listed as the architect of record.

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2080 Boston Road in West Farms, The Bronx

Permits Filed for 2080 Boston Road in West Farms, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a 16-story residential building at 2080 Boston Road in West Farms, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of East 180th Street and Boston Road, the corner lot is two blocks north of the West Farms Square-East Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Non-profit developer Phipps Houses and the Boston Tremont Housing Development Fund Corporation is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Beach 21st Street, via NYCEDC

670 New Affordable Apartments Revealed at Beach 21st Street, Far Rockaway

Plans have been revealed for 670 new affordable apartments within two buildings in Downtown Far Rockaway, Queens. The project comes as part of the neighborhood’s rezoning announced last September. The NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) along with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) jointly announced the project.

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1661 Westchester Avenue, via Google Maps

Major New Development Coming to 1661 Westchester Avenue, Soundview, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a twelve-story mixed-use building at 1661 Westchester Avenue, in the Soundview neighborhood of The Bronx. The site is two blocks away from the Morrison Avenue-Soundview subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Not-for-profit Phipps Houses will be responsible for the development. Their mission has been to provide children, youth, and families that live in low-income neighborhoods with rental housing accompanied by support to help tenants thrive through comprehensive education and career programs, as well as facilitating access to community services.

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