Details and a rendering have been revealed for a seven-story, 82-unit affordable residential building planned at 775 Crotona Park North (a.k.a. 1784 Prospect Avenue), in the West Bronx’s Tremont section. Dubbed Crotona Senior Residences, it will comprise entirely of affordable housing geared specifically to LGBT seniors (although all elderly people, regardless of orientation, will be allowed to apply), Welcome2TheBronx reported. It will also include a supportive facility with services for residents in the building and around the community. New building applications have not yet been filed, but Magnusson Architecture and Planning is the design architect.
Property owner Jorge P. Cherres has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit residential building at 23-30 30th Drive, in Astoria. The structure will measure 12,377 square feet and its residential units should average 834 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities include laundry facilities and “accessory” residential spaces, both located in the cellar. The property owner is also the architect, who heads Middle Village-based J Square Architecture. The 25-foot-wide, 4,206-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a three-story apartment building. Demolition permits have not yet been filed. The Broadway stop on the N/Q trains is located four blocks away.
If you’ve walked by the corner of Essex and Delancey streets on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, you’ve probably noticed there’s a lot going on. What is it? It’s the Essex Crossing mega-development. Among many other things, it will be the new home of the Essex Street Market. The current market is, however, still up and running and it wants people to know that.
It’s been a year since Puccio Marble and Onyx sold their last Williamsburg building at 661 Driggs Avenue for $5.6 million. Now, the new owners have filed plans to replace the old two-story structure with a four-story development, and YIMBY found a rendering of the project on the developer’s website.
The Madison Square Boys & Girls Club has filed plans to build a four-story building at 250 Broadhurst Avenue, at the corner of 155th Street and across the street from NYCHA’s Polo Grounds Towers.