Construction is now topped out at The Henry, a new rental property at 2395 Palisade Avenue in the Spuyten Duyvil neighborhood of The Bronx. The building will eventually comprise 55 apartments, a sub-grade parking lot, a communal lounge, a fitness center, and a shared roof deck with outdoor cooking areas and a landscaped garden.
Construction has broken ground on phase one of Bronx Point, a mixed-use development in the South Bronx. In addition to 542 affordable housing units, phase one includes construction of the Universal Hip Hop Museum, 2.8 acres of public open space, and a robust mix of community facilities.
This week, Sydney House debuted as Habitat for Humanity‘s largest completed housing project worldwide. Designed by Union Street Studios, the seven-story building is located at 839-843 Tilden Street in The Bronx and is the first project to be completed as part of New York City’s “Open Door” affordable homeownership program.
New York State has officially launched the second phase of major enhancements to the interchange of Bruckner Expressway and Bruckner Boulevard in Hunts Point, the South Bronx. Known as the Hunts Point Access Improvement Project, Phase Two includes rehabilitation to existing roadway infrastructure, the enhancement of public safety on local streets by strategically reducing truck traffic, and the construction of a new shared walkway and bike path on Bruckner Boulevard between 138th Street and Barretto Street.
The Department of City Planning is now reviewing proposals to construct a new 11-story affordable housing property at 1949 Bathgate Avenue in the Tremont neighborhood of The Bronx. Before construction can begin, the agency must approve up-zoned text amendments to permit the construction of a tall, dense multifamily building.