State officials joined leaders from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to celebrate the commencement of construction on the Metro-North Penn Station Access Project in The Bronx. The project will extend Metro-North rail lines to four new stations in the borough, the largest expansion of the line since 1983.
Developers recently won support and necessary approvals from New York City Mayor Eric Adams, the City Council Land Use Committee, and local Community Boards to construct four mixed-income, residential buildings in the Throggs Neck section of The Bronx. Located along Bruckner Expressway between Crosby Avenue and Balcom Avenue, the project will create 349 units, including 168 permanently affordable homes, a new supermarket, and 54,000 square feet of unspecified commercial space.
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has formally announced its development partners who will help complete a major rehabilitation project at Edenwald Houses, one of the oldest and largest public housing developments in the agency’s portfolio. The portfolio comprises 40 residential buildings spread across 48 acres in the Edenwald section of The Bronx.
Permits have been filed for a four-story building at the Rebekah Rehab and Extended Care Center. The site, 1118 Havemeyer Avenue, is on the north-west corner of the half-block owned by the rehabilitation, in the East Bronx. The 6 train is just seven blocks away, at the Castle Hill Avenue Subway station.
SNL Storage, doing business as an anonymous White Plains, N.Y.-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, 72,487-square-foot self-storage building at 4139 Boston Road, located in the Bronx neighborhood of Eastchester, in a largely industrial area. The 60-foot-tall project will contain 54,990 square feet of commercial space, which is the area that can be rented for storage. There will be storage space in the cellar and all four of the above-ground levels. In addition to accessory office space, there will be three off-street parking spaces and three loading berths. Frank G. Relf’s Melville, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The site is currently occupied by a single-story commercial building.