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.
Property owner Zoran Kuburovic has filed applications for a four-story, 15-unit residential building at 2545 Cruger Avenue, in the East Bronx’s Allerton section. The project will measure 13,997 square feet and its residential units should average 733 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities include a recreation room in the cellar, laundry facilities, and an underground four-car garage. Errol McIntosh’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,000-square-foot property is currently occupied by a two-story brick building. Demolition permits haven’t been filed. The Allerton Avenue stop on the 2 and 5 trains is around the block.
Property owner Imran Iqbal has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit residential building at 633 Mead Street, located in the Van Nest section of the East Bronx. The structure will measure 3,489 square feet and the apartments should average 1,333.5 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized configurations. They will be duplexes, with one unit located on the ground floor and part of the second, while the second will take up the rest of the second floor and the entire third. Amenities include two off-street parking spots and storage space in the cellar. Kenneth A. Koon’s Bronx-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot plot is vacant. The East 180th Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains is located eight blocks away.