The Peninsula

Housing Lottery Launches for Peninsula Building 1B in Hunts Point, The Bronx

The affordable housing lottery has launched for Peninsula Building 1B, a 14-story mixed-use building at 720 Tiffany Street in Hunts Point, The Bronx. Designed by WXY Architecture + Urban Design and developed jointly by Gilbane Development Company, Hudson Companies, and the Mutual Housing Association of New York, the structure is the first of four new developments bringing 740 affordable units to the area. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 164 units for residents at 30 to 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $15,772 to $118,400.

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Rendering of Peninsula in The Bronx

Permits Filed for 1201 Spofford Avenue in Hunts Point, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a 16-story mixed-use building at 1201 Spofford Avenue in Hunts Point, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Tiffany Street and Spofford Avenue, the corner lot is closest to the Longwood Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. New York City Economic Development Corporation is developing the building as part of The Peninsula, a multi-building campus that will create 740 affordable housing units, 17,000 square feet of retail, 52,000 square feet of public open space, 56,000 square feet of light industrial space, 53,500 square feet of community facilities, an education center, and multiple health and wellness components.

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Permits Filed for Phase One of Spofford Redevelopment Project “The Peninsula,” Hunts Point, The Bronx

This March, YIMBY covered the approval of the Spofford Juvenile Detention Center by the NYC Council Committee on Land Use. Now, permits have been filed for a fourteen-story mixed-use building at 720 Tiffany Street in Hunts Point, The Bronx. The new development, named ‘The Peninsula,’ will be six blocks from the Longwood Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Six blocks further is the Prospect Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is leading the transformation.

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Momentous Redevelopment of the South Bronx’s Spofford Juvenile Detention Center Approved

Following a crucial vote by The New York City Council Committee on Land Use, a massive redevelopment proposal for the long-vacant Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in the the South Bronx will officially move forward. The project is expected to have transformative effects on the surrounding Hunts Point neighborhood, and is the latest component of the city’s multi-billion dollar initiative to rejuvenate the South Bronx.

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