Earlier this week, YIMBY reported on filings for a nine-story mixed-use building at 1182 Woodycrest Avenue. Now, a first look at the building’s elevation reveals yet more information about the project. The development is located in the Highbridge neighborhood of The Bronx, just five blocks away from the 4 train’s 167th Street subway station. The project is being co-developed by Crown Architecture and Consulting LLC.
Permits have been pre-filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 1182 Woodycrest Avenue, in Highbridge, The Bronx. The site is five blocks away from the 167th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Three blocks further is a station serviced by D trains. An anonymous LLC is listed as responsible for the development.
Construction is wrapping on a nine-story affordable housing project, named Excelsior II, at 120 West 169th Street, in The Bronx’s Highbridge. YIMBY covered the rendering reveal for this site in 2014, and the project is expected to be complete before the end of this month. Highbridge Community Development Corporation is responsible for the development, and the Briarwood Organization is handling general contracting.
Great Neck, N.Y.-based Global Management has filed applications for an eight-story, 35-unit residential building at 237 West 167th Street, in the West Bronx’s Highbridge section. The project will encompass 27,906 square feet and rise 74 feet to its roof. Its residential units should average 698 square feet apiece, which means rental apartments are likely in the works. Mohammad R. Badaly’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 7,500-square-foot lot is vacant.
The South Bronx is suddenly booming with new construction. Most of the action is happening along the waterfront in Mott Haven and Port Morris, but investors looking for cheaper properties have started paying attention to neighborhoods below the typical real estate radar, like Highbridge.