Scarsdale, N.Y.-based L&R&G Contractors Corp. has filed applications for a three-story, six-unit residential building at 3613 Barnes Avenue, in the East Bronx’s Williamsbridge section. The project will measure 4,169 square feet and its residential units should average 676 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. One of the units on the third floor will also feature space on an upper penthouse level. Pelham, N.Y.-based Fred Geremia Architects & Planners is the architect of record. The 26-foot-wide, 1,982-square-foot lot is vacant. The Gun Hill Road stop on the 2 train is four blocks away.
Property owner Emilio Dimatteo, doing business as an anonymous Yonkers, N.Y.-based LLC, has filed applications for two three-story, four-unit residential buildings at 1011-1013 Adee Avenue, in the East Bronx’s Williamsbridge section. Each will measure 4,000 square feet and the residential units should average 755 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Between the two, there will be a total of six off-street parking spaces. Gino Longo’s College Point-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,000-square-foot property is currently vacant. The site was occupied by a two-story house until that was demolished in late 2012. The Burke Avenue stop on the 2 and 5 trains is located 10 blocks away.
A year ago, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that Habitat for Humanity was planning an affordable co-op in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx. Now the project is one step closer to reality, because plans have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 839 Tilden Street, between Barnes and Bronxwood avenues.
The northern Bronx is one of the cheapest areas to build market-rate housing and buy a home in New York City. And much of that development happens in Williamsbridge, a neighborhood east of Woodlawn Cemetery.
Long Island-based property owner Ijaz Ahmad has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 3802 White Plains Road, in Williamsbridge, located directly below the 219th Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains. The project will measure a total of 11,491 square feet and includes 3,470 square feet of medical offices across the ground and cellar levels. The residential units will begin on the second floor and should average roughly 800 square feet apiece. The building will be topped by a rooftop recreational space. Hackjong Choi’s TriBeCa-based Beyond Arch is the applicant of record.