Habitat for Humanity NYC has officially completed their Dean Street Residences in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn. Located at 203 Mother Gaston Boulevard, apartments are now available to individuals and households earning 50-80 percent of New York City’s average median income.
On Wednesday, September 26th, a new, permanently affordable housing block will break ground in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood. Located on a corner lot at 3 Livonia Avenue, “Edwin’s Place” is designed by renowned American architect Robert A.M. Stern for non-profit developer Breaking Ground and the African American Planning Commission.
Glenmore Manor Apartments is the second residential property announced in updates to the city’s $1 billion infrastructure and affordable housing plan designed to reinvigorate Brownsville, Brooklyn. The apartments will occupy an assemblage of land at the intersection of Christopher Avenue and Glenmore Avenue, and Think! Architecture + Design is the project architect.
Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a four-story residential building at 2272 Pacific Street, in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks away from the East New York Train Station, serviced by the Long Island Railroad trains. Six blocks away is the major Broadway Junction subway intersection, serviced by the A, C, J, L, M, and Z trains.
Our last reporting on 845 Howard Avenue was after the NYC Department of City Planning gave approval to the Robert A.M. Stern Architects’ design in October. Now, permits have been filed for the site, which also goes by 3 Livonia Avenue, in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The project will be named Edwin’s Place, and will be the fifth project in Brooklyn by the non-profit partnership of Breaking Ground and The African American Planning Commission Inc.