Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 369 East 159th Street in Melrose, The Bronx. Located between Courtlandt Avenue and Melrose Avenue, the interior lot is near the Melrose Metro-North train station, serviced by the Harlem line. Christy Development under the 382 East 159th Street, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The proposed 64-foot-tall development will yield 11,471 square feet, with 8,593 square feet designated for residential space. The building will have 12 residences, most likely rentals based on the average unit scope of 716 square feet. The concrete-based structure will also have a cellar and a 32-foot-long rear yard.
Jorge Mastropietro Architects is listed as the architect of record.
Demolition permits were filed in March for a two-story residential structure on the site. An estimated completion date has not been announced.