Permits Filed for 1701 Purdy Street in Parkchester, the Bronx

1701 Purdy Street in Parkchester, The Bronx1701 Purdy Street via Google Maps

Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1701 Purdy Street in Parkchester, the Bronx. Located at the intersection of Parker Street and Purdy Street, the lot is near the Castle Hill Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Olshan Properties is listed as the owner behind the applications.

The proposed 80-foot-tall development will yield 157,351 square feet, with 141,019 square feet designated for residential space. The building will have 221 residences, most likely rentals based on the average unit scope of 638 square feet. The concrete-based structure will also have a cellar and 14 enclosed parking spaces.

Beth Greenberg of Dattner Architects is listed as the architect of record.

Demolition permits will likely not be needed as the lot is vacant. An estimated completion date has not been announced.

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9 Comments on "Permits Filed for 1701 Purdy Street in Parkchester, the Bronx"

  1. I avoid to looking toward your development’s details, but I can’t do it. It’s time to stop the project from its happening, I can’t do it. So I have to like it all ways. (Hello YIMBY)

  2. 14 spaces in a building with 221 residences. Ask the neighbors about parking near Parkchester.

    • There will never be enough parking in ultra dense NYC neighborhoods like Parkchester. You want the developer to provide 221 parking spaces? Do you know how much cost that would add to the project, money that could be used for other uses like additional affordable housing.

      The existing Parkchester complex alone has over 40,000 people living in over 12,000 units.

  3. Auto ownership is low in the Bronx. Where did you get that information from? There is hardly any parking. And especially in the Parkchester area. I know quite a few clients who live there. One of the biggest complaints is lack of parking.

    • The Bronx has the second lowest rate of automobiles registered per household in NYC, after Manhattan. Parkchester in particular has a lower rate than the borough in general.

      The reason why parking is difficult is not because most people are driving, it’s because the neighborhood is very dense.

  4. I guess you most be one of the developer. Because I level in the Bronx for seventeen years. I been out of NY for two years.and I can say packing is the worst in the Bronx.

  5. Agreed, and this area is already within the special transit zone area where parking minimums were abolished for affordable housing.

  6. Dattner Architects, this is going to be a nice looking building. Too bad it’s on a side street.

    Been waiting for years to see this block developed. Very good location in a nice neighborhood. 6 train available and Metro North stop coming soon.

  7. People don’t know how to keep places clean. All should be condos and parking for rent of course. With ownership comes responsibility and one want to protect their investments, low income will bring more garbage to the neighborhood just looking to freeload… No one wants to work these days all is looking to make a bunch of children bring their old parents to suck the system and bring our neighborhood down…

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