The affordable housing lottery has launched for the Alexander Lofts, three residential buildings at 308 East 134th Street and 139 and 141 Alexander Avenues in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Designed by Shahriar Afshari and developed by Jorge Madruga of 20 Bruckner LLC, the four-story structures yields seven to eight residences each. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight total units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $76,286 to $167,570.
The Department of City Planning is reviewing proposals to construct a 4.65-acre mixed-use affordable housing development near the Metro-North Station in Wakefield, The Bronx. If approved, the six-building complex would create approximately 1,200 income-restricted apartments, 28,000 square feet of retail space, 87,000 square feet of community facilities, 130,000 square feet of publicly accessible open space, and 600 parking spaces.
Renderings from Kutnicki Bernstein Architects reveal a modified exterior design for 45 Dash Place, a rental building under construction in the Riverdale section of The Bronx. The new illustrations depict ornamental masonry and dark metal framing surrounding all windows facing Dash Place, similarly-hued metal canopies and pin signage above entrances at both the front and rear elevations, and a three-story community facility that will function as a school.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2265 Hughes Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Belmont, The Bronx. Designed by John Saracco Architects, the structure yields 22,182 square feet and 16 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $75,429 to $167,570.
The next phase of development at 2856 Webster Avenue, a new affordable housing complex in Bedford Park, The Bronx will introduce a sprawling new grocery store operated by Cherry Valley Marketplace. The retailer has committed to operate under guidelines established New York City’s Food Retail Expansion to Support Heath (FRESH) program, which promotes the establishment and retention of grocery stores that dedicate required selling space to perishable food items within underserved communities.