3168 Villa Avenue, front elevation by Badaly Architects

Permits Filed, Rendering Revealed for 3168 Villa Avenue, Jerome Park, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 3168 Villa Avenue, in Jerome Park, The Bronx. The site is four blocks away from the Bedford Park Boulevard subway station on Grand Concourse, serviced by the D trains, and six blocks away from an identically named station serviced by the 4 trains. Propco Holdings will be responsible for the development.

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The Frick Collection Taps New Architects for Expansion on the Upper East Side

The Frick Collection will again present expansion proposals to the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, May 29. Following widespread public outcry and eventual LPC disapproval in 2014, the new plans increase the building’s aboveground area by about 10 percent, relocate a portion of the collection below ground, create a new auditorium and visual entertainment areas, and increase accessibility for people in wheelchairs and mobility-impaired visitors.

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