Over the last few months, the Department of City Planning has lost the PR battle over the proposed Jerome Avenue rezoning. Residents and activists accused the city of trying to create a new neighborhood called “Cromwell-Jerome,” a reference to DCP’s initial plans for a zoning study, and in response, officials dropped “Cromwell” from the title. In reality, planning officials hope to revitalize a narrow, 73-block stretch around Jerome, from 167th Street to just south of Fordham Road. They want to improve parks, the streetscape, retail, community services, schools, and economic growth, instead of simply pushing through more housing development.
Last week, we talked to Joshua Weissman of JCAL Development about his market-rate projects in the South Bronx, and now we have a rendering of his affordable building underway at 950 Summit Avenue, near Yankee Stadium in Highbridge.
Plans were filed yesterday to build a six-story supportive housing development for veterans at 984 Woodycrest Avenue, in the Highbridge section of the southwestern Bronx. CMC Development Group posted this image on their website of the project, which will apparently be clad in red brick on the upper floors and gray brick on the ground floor.
This morning, a pair of applications were submitted to erect two market-rate residential projects at 987 and 989 Ogden Avenue, in the Highbridge section of the South Bronx. Each four-story building will have 14 apartments spread…
The Stagg Group is leading the Bronx’s market-rate housing revival, with projects throughout the northern Bronx, from Riverdale to Pelham Bay. Now, plans have been filed for another market-rate Stagg Group apartment building, at 1401 Edward L….