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Webster Commons at 3556-3620 Webster Avenue, rendering by Aufgang Architects via Joy Construction

Permits Filed: 3620 Webster Avenue, Webster Commons Affordable Housing in Norwood

Six years ago, the city upzoned a quiet, largely vacant stretch of Webster Avenue next to Woodlawn Cemetery to allow the construction of a large affordable housing development, Webster Commons. Some of the buildings have already started renting through the city’s housing lottery process, but new building applications were filed yesterday for another piece of the project at 3620 Webster Avenue.

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Triangle Plaza Hub

Commercial Project At 459 East 149th Street To Open This Fall, South Bronx

Last year, YIMBY revealed the two-story, 88,000 square-foot Triangle Plaza Hub planned at 459 East 149th Street, in South Bronx. Now the commercial and community building is close to being fully leased, according to the Daily News. The building is expected to open this upcoming fall, and tenants include Brightpoint Health, DaVita Dialysis Center, Vistasite Eye Care, Fine Fare Supermarket, Metropolitan College of New York and Boston Market. Triangle Equities is developing, and S9 Architecture is designing.


2626-2634 Miles Avenue, image via Google Maps2626-2634 Miles Avenue, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 2626-2634 Miles Avenue, Throgs Neck Townhouses in the Bronx

Much like City Island, Throgs Neck and its traditionally middle class Irish and Italian community resisted the abandonment and disinvestment that swept across the Bronx in the ’70s and ’80s. And even as property values have risen in the southeastern Bronx neighborhood, a 2004 rezoning has stunted most new construction. But one developer has found a way to make the restrictive zoning work for him and filed plans for five new townhouses at 2626-2634 Miles Avenue.

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1701 Anthony Avenue

Seven-Story, Seven-Unit Residential Building Planned At 1701 Anthony Avenue, Claremont

Queen’s-based B&H Contracting Group has filed applications for a seven-story, seven-unit residential building spanning the vacant through-block lot at 1701 Anthony Avenue, in Claremont, just below the Cross-Bronx Expressway. The building will measure 8,466 square feet and will boast surprisingly large apartments, averaging 1,210 square feet each. Percy Griffin’s Griffin Architect & Planner is the applicant of record.


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