Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use development at 448 East 143rd Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. The site is six blocks away from the Brook Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Seven blocks away is the Third Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Manhattan-based non-profit Breaking Ground will be responsible for the development.
The 80-foot tall structure will produce 120,000 square feet within, with 74,400 square feet dedicated to residential use, and 15,200 square feet for community facility use. 152 apartments will be created, averaging 520 square feet apiece. Amenities on site will include a fitness center, bicycle storage, laundry, lobby, computer room, library, and second-story outdoor terrace. The community facility will include classrooms, offices, and a community room.
COOKFOX Architects will be responsible for the design.
A playground currently occupies the site. The estimated construction starting date has not been announced.