New renderings have arrived for 599 Courtlandt Avenue, a four-story, mixed-use building coming to The South Bronx. Designed by Urban Architectural Initiatives (UAI), the structure will contain 5,650 square feet of residential area with an additional 750 square feet of ground floor retail.
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Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 599 Courtlandt Avenue, in the Melrose neighborhood of The Bronx. The site is three blocks away from the 3rd Avenue 149th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Procida Companies is listed as responsible for the development.
Fifteen years ago, complaints began rolling into the city Department of Buildings about the abandoned, double-wide brownstone at 52 East 126th Street in East Harlem. The building was vacant and in danger of collapsing, callers said. Squatters had taken up residence, and neighbors saw addicts and prostitutes coming and going. The block even banded together to seal the building. But it looks like the collapsing brownstone won’t be around much longer. Nonprofit social services agency Odyssey House has filed plans to develop five stories of supportive housing on the lot between Madison and Park Avenues.
Plans were filed yesterday to build a six-story supportive housing development for veterans at 984 Woodycrest Avenue, in the Highbridge section of the southwestern Bronx. CMC Development Group posted this image on their website of the project, which will apparently be clad in red brick on the upper floors and gray brick on the ground floor.
Between the residential neighborhoods of Brownsville and East New York, just south of Broadway Junction, lies the East New York Industrial Business Zone (IBZ). Vacant city-owned sites, zoned exclusively for industrial and commercial uses, were…