Permits have been filed for a two-story residential conversion into a four-story residential development at 1315 Findlay Avenue in Concourse, The Bronx. Located between East 169th and East 170th Streets, the lot is within walking distance of the 170th Street subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Leo Brody of ZLB is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 1701 Clay Avenue in Concourse, The Bronx. Located between East 173rd and East 174th Streets, the interior lot is within walking distance of the 174-175 Streets subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Chananya Bineth of Pointy Developments is listed as the owner behind the applications.
L+M Development Partners, Type A Projects, BronxWorks, and the City of New York have closed on $349 million financing package to complete phase one of Bronx Point, a new mixed-use affordable housing complex in the South Bronx. As a public-private partnership, the financing entities include the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the New York City Housing Development Corporation, Empire State Development, Wells Fargo, and additional private funding sources.
Construction has officially broken ground at 1159 River Avenue, a new 245-unit affordable housing project in the Concourse section of the South Bronx. Designed by Urban Quotient, the 19-story building will comprise 240,000 square feet. In addition to income-restricted and supportive housing, the structure will contain residential amenity spaces and a new ground-floor supermarket.
A 1,045-unit housing complex known as Bronx Point is now recognized as the first and only affordable housing project to achieve WEDG certification. The rating system was founded by the Waterfront Alliance, an independent offshoot of The Municipal Art Society of New York, that establishes guidelines for ecologically friendly waterfront design and construction.