Construction has topped out on two buildings within La Central, a 1.1-million-square-foot development in the South Bronx. Designed in collaboration by MHG Architects, FXCollaborative, and Future Green Studio, the new structures represent the second phase of La Central’s three-phase masterplan.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story new construction development with supportive housing at 972 Washington Avenue in Morrisania, The Bronx. Located between East 163rd and East 164th Streets, the interior site is about four blocks east of the Melrose Station on the Metro North. Less than a mile east from the venture is the Intervale Avenue subway statio,n serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Jacob Barak of Postgraduate Center for Mental Health is listed as the owner, and his organization provides mental healthcare services in New York City, with 16 buildings in their real estate portfolio.
Located between Schenck Avenue and Barbey Street in East New York, Brooklyn, permits are up for a new residential project at 518-523 Belmont Avenue. Nearby transit access is two city blocks west, at the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains on Pitkin Avenue. The project consists of supportive housing in conjunction with the New York City Department of Housing and Preservation’s Supportive Housing Loan Program.
New construction permits have been filed for a 17-story mixed-use building at 1761 Jerome Avenue, in The Bronx‘s Mount Hope neighborhood. The filing includes a mix of 63,093 square feet of residential space, 52,949 square feet of community space, and 7,538 square feet of commercial space, with a total scope of 139,271 square feet. The development lists Kyle Ervin of Services for the Underserved, a social services organization, as the owner behind the applications. The non-profit has developed several supportive and affordable housing buildings in the borough.
The progress across Billionaire’s Row has been significant in recent months. Today, YIMBY has an update on Midtown’s new terracotta masterpiece, for which sales are starting, and the latest photographs show that construction has officially reached supertall heights. JDS Development and Property Markets Group are behind the project.