Back in August of 2016, YIMBY posted the permits and then the initial reveal for an affordable senior housing building coming to 1017 Home Street, in the South Bronx. Now, we have a substantially revised version of the project to share, thanks to its architect, Body Lawson Associates.
A Yonkers, N.Y.-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, 12-unit residential project at 381 East 166th Street, located on the corner of Clay Avenue in the South Bronx’s Morrisania neighborhood. The project will measure 10,702 square feet and its residential units should average 736 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities will include storage for six bicycles and a 268-square-foot recreation room. Pelham, N.Y.-based Fred Geremia Architect & Planners is the architect of record. The 2,456-square-foot plot is vacant.
An anonymous Hell’s Kitchen-based LLC has filed applications for a nine-story, 31-key hotel at 444 East 149th Street, located in the South Bronx’s Mott Haven section near the area known as The Hub. The building will encompass 20,226 square feet. There will be 760 square feet of medical offices on part of the ground floor, followed by hotel rooms across the rest of the building. Oscar M. Fuertes’s Huntington, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,600-square-foot plot is occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed.
ArtCondo, a Brooklyn-based real estate group, is planning to develop a seven-story, 20-unit mixed-use building, geared specifically to artists, at 368 East 152nd Street in the South Bronx’s Melrose section. The project will include community facility space, creative works paces in the basement and residential condominium units, Welcome2TheBronx reported. New building applications have not been filed at this time. The vacant 6,344-square-foot site could accommodate up to 30,451 square feet of new development, 21,823 square feet of which could be used as residential space. Construction is anticipated to begin in the coming months.
As Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan kicks into high gear, more developers are pushing through big, subsidized rental projects in the outer boroughs. Today we’ve got a look at a two-building, 14-story development planned for a forlorn, industrial area of the South Bronx.