Bronx-based Ultimate Seven LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 35-key hotel at 3336 Webster Avenue, in the West Bronx’s Norwood section. The project will measure a compact 10,193 square feet and its hotel rooms should average a budget-sized 283 square feet apiece. Guest amenities include a 704-square-foot lobby, 11 off-street parking spaces, a fitness center, a business meeting room, and a breakfast area. Asher Hershkowitz’s Brooklyn-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 5,100-square-foot site is vacant and stretches 144 feet along Webster Avenue. The Williams Bridge station on Metro-North Railroad is a block to the north.
Last week, Thorobird Companies filed plans for three affordable rental buildings in the Bronx. Now YIMBY has a rendering for one of them, a 12-story development planned for 225 East 179th Street in the central Bronx neighborhood of Mount Hope.
After crews broke ground in September of 2015, foundation work has since been completed and steel beams are now rising for the nine-story, 136-unit affordable-supportive housing project at 233 Landing Road, in the West Bronx’s University Heights section. YIMBY can bring you the construction update thanks to a photo posted to the Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project, dubbed Landing Road Residence, will encompass 131,355 square feet. It will contain 135 below-market-rate rental apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms, plus one for the superintendent. The facility will also contain a 200-bed homeless shelter, with social services included, for adults who are employed. The affordable and supportive housing components will have separate entrances and amenities. The Housing Development Fund Corporation (HDFC), partnered with various city and state agencies, is developing the project. Edelman Sultan Knox Wood Architects is behind the design. Completion is expected in 2017.
Jamaica-based Phoenix Home Realty has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 2088 Bathgate Avenue, in the West Bronx’s Tremont section. It will measure 8,353 square feet and its residential units should average 821 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 33-foot-wide, 2,326-square-foot property is currently vacant. Metro-North Railroad’s Tremont station is located six blocks away.
Construction has been completed and occupancy is underway at the 12-story, 154-unit affordable-supporting housing project at 1191 Boston Road, in the Bronx’s Morrisania section. Photos of the new building can be seen in a Curbed NY report. Dubbed Boston Road, the building encompasses 94,000 square feet and rises 119 feet above street level. It’s variety of affordable and supportive apartments, which are rentals, should average 315 square feet apiece. They are being leased at below-market rates to formerly homeless people, seniors, Medicaid users, and those living with HIV/AIDS. Amenities include a fitness center, a roof terrace, a garden, a computer lab, and storage for eight bikes. Breaking Ground is the developer and Alexander Gorlin Architects is behind the architecture.