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Rendering of 425 Grand Concourse - Courtesy of Dattner Architects

425 Grand Concourse Will Debut as the Country’s Largest Passive House High-Rise, in Mott Haven, The Bronx

The Bronx will soon be home to the country’s largest Passive House high-rise development. Located at 425 Grand Concourse in Mott Haven, the 26-story building will create 277 units of affordable housing, a neighborhood supermarket, a community health center, a cultural center, and a 30,000-square-foot educational facility for CUNY’s Hostos Community College.

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Rendering of 1281 Hoe Avenue - Gerald J. Caliendo Architects

Renderings Revealed for Nine-Story Residential Building at 1281 Hoe Avenue in Crotona Park East, The Bronx

In a YIMBY exclusive, new renderings from Gerald Caliendo Architects offer a first look at a forthcoming residential property in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. The project is located at 1281 Hoe Avenue and will comprise roughly 28,500 square feet. Mark Shakarov is the current property owner and is listed as 1281 Hoe Avenue LLC on construction permits filed with the city’s Department of Buildings.

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View of La Central - Photo courtesy of Julienne Schaer

First Two Properties Debut at La Central Affordable Housing Complex in Melrose, The Bronx

This week, developers celebrated the completion of two new affordable housing properties within the sprawling La Central residential complex in Melrose, The Bronx. Located at 556 and 600 Bergen Avenue, buildings A and B comprise nearly 500 income-restricted units, a new YMCA, a production studio for BronxNet, a rooftop farm operated by GrowNYC, and a mix of retail businesses.

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Sydney House at 839-843 Tilden Street - Habitat for Humanity

The World’s Largest Habitat for Humanity Building Debuts at 839-843 Tilden Street in Williamsbridge, The Bronx

This week, Sydney House debuted as Habitat for Humanity‘s largest completed housing project worldwide. Designed by Union Street Studios, the seven-story building is located at 839-843 Tilden Street in The Bronx and is the first project to be completed as part of New York City’s “Open Door” affordable homeownership program.

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Aerial view (looking North) of the Hunts Point Access Improvement Project - NYS Department of Transportation

State Officials Commence Second Phase of Hunts Point Access Improvement Project in the South Bronx

New York State has officially launched the second phase of major enhancements to the interchange of Bruckner Expressway and Bruckner Boulevard in Hunts Point, the South Bronx. Known as the Hunts Point Access Improvement Project, Phase Two includes rehabilitation to existing roadway infrastructure, the enhancement of public safety on local streets by strategically reducing truck traffic, and the construction of a new shared walkway and bike path on Bruckner Boulevard between 138th Street and Barretto Street.

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