Permits have been filed for a new 13-story affordable housing complex at 2050 Grand Concourse in The Bronx’s Fordham Heights, bordering the Mount Hope neighborhood. The site is three blocks from the Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Metro-North and the 4 train are also nearby. Unique People Services, i.e. UPS, is responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 1694 Church Avenue in the Flatbush-Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. The site is on the same block as the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Prospect Park is a few blocks to the north. Joel Kohn of the Jay Group is listed as responsible for the applications.
The Ossining Children’s Center will soon develop a new, 27,000-square-foot building to house its entire operations under one roof. Founded in 1895, the nonprofit organization provides enrichment and recreation programs to young children in the surrounding community.
A new residential building is set to rise seven stories on an empty plot of land at 84-14 Queens Boulevard in the Queens neighborhood of Elmhurst. The site is located on the north side within a triangular parcel of land surrounded by Queens Boulevard to the north, Van Loon Street to the west, and Grand Avenue curving upwards from the south. The Grand Avenue-Newton subway stop sits across the street, serving the E, M and R Train into Manhattan.
Past the historic Brownstones and occasional cobblestone roads in Brooklyn Heights, Quay Tower has found itself the perfect location, nestled between the BQE and the wildly popular Brooklyn Bridge Park. The location will guarantee future residents unfettered views of Downtown Manhattan, the rivers, and even burgeoning Downtown Brooklyn. The project is being developed by a joint venture between RAL Companies, Oliver’s Realty Group, and Vanke US, and today YIMBY has a look at the views across the Harbor from up top.