Details and a rendering have been revealed for a seven-story, 82-unit affordable residential building planned at 775 Crotona Park North (a.k.a. 1784 Prospect Avenue), in the West Bronx’s Tremont section. Dubbed Crotona Senior Residences, it will comprise entirely of affordable housing geared specifically to LGBT seniors (although all elderly people, regardless of orientation, will be allowed to apply), Welcome2TheBronx reported. It will also include a supportive facility with services for residents in the building and around the community. New building applications have not yet been filed, but Magnusson Architecture and Planning is the design architect.
Property owner Yair Bohadana has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 869 East 175th Street, in Tremont, three blocks from the 174th Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains. The building will measure 7,000 square feet, and units will average 875 square feet. Queens-based Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record, and the lot is currently vacant.
Meer Ahmed, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for an eight-story, 27-unit residential building at the vacant lot of 1969 Hughes Avenue, in Tremont, seven blocks from MNRR’s Tremont station on the Harlem line. The building will measure 18,445 square feet in total, and units will be rentals, averaging just 685 square feet. Mohammad Badaly’s Badaly Architects is the applicant of record.
Stagg Group has filed applications for a 13-story, 61-unit affordable housing development at 2051 Ryer Avenue, in Tremont. The structure will measure 44,860 square feet, and each rental-sized unit will measure an average 735 square feet. Mohammad Badaly’s Badaly Architects is the architect of record, and the existing 3,350 square-foot, two-unit apartment building must first be demolished.
Normally when we see filings for market-rate apartment projects in the less-than-prime-Riverdale sections of the Bronx, they’re for four-story masonry construction, cheap and fairly low-density, often located in R6 zones. But as Bronx builders grow more…