Alexander Development Group and The Bluestone Organization have just completed one of the world’s largest Passive House multifamily rental properties at 42 West Broad Street in Mount Vernon, New York. Known simply as 42 Broad, the property is designed by Perkins Eastman and comprises 249 market-rate apartments, more than 20,000 square feet of amenities, a parking garage, and high-efficiency mechanicals that significantly limit the structure’s energy use and carbon emissions.
The Grace Baptist Church has big plans for the adjacent empty lot at Sixth Avenue and Second Street in Mount Vernon. Proposals are in the works for a 14-story building known as The Grace, yielding 267 apartments ranging from studios to three-bedroom units, parking below grade for 130 vehicles, ground-floor space for church conference rooms, and a catering hall. SLCE Architects is responsible for the design.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 4831 White Plains Road in Mount Vernon, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of East 243rd Street and White Plains Road, the corner lot is close to the 241st Street subway station, serviced by the 2 train. Shimshon Grunstein under the 4831 White Plains LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
This week, developers and city officials celebrated the official opening of 22 South West, a new mixed-income affordable housing complex in Mount Vernon, New York. Designed by Humphreys & Partners Urban Architecture, the $95 million mixed-use development comprises 4,200 square feet of ground-floor retail and office space, 189 apartments, and 149 sub-grade parking spaces.
Westchester County-based Enclave Equities is planning to develop a total of five residential buildings with a combined 179 apartments along North MacQuesten Parkway, between Berg and West Grand streets in Mount Vernon’s Fleetwood neighborhood. Two five-story buildings will be located at 645 North MacQuesten Parkway, the Business Journal reported, while three buildings—two five-story structures and a single four-story one—will be located at 525 North MacQuesten Parkway. The apartments will range from 600-square-foot one-bedrooms to 800-square-foot two-bedrooms.