The Grace Baptist Church has big plans for the adjacent empty lot at Sixth Avenue and Second Street in Mount Vernon. Proposals are in the works for a 14-story building known as The Grace, yielding 267 apartments ranging from studios to three-bedroom units, parking below grade for 130 vehicles, ground-floor space for church conference rooms, and a catering hall. SLCE Architects is responsible for the design.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 4831 White Plains Road in Mount Vernon, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of East 243rd Street and White Plains Road, the corner lot is close to the 241st Street subway station, serviced by the 2 train. Shimshon Grunstein under the 4831 White Plains LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
This week, developers and city officials celebrated the official opening of 22 South West, a new mixed-income affordable housing complex in Mount Vernon, New York. Designed by Humphreys & Partners Urban Architecture, the $95 million mixed-use development comprises 4,200 square feet of ground-floor retail and office space, 189 apartments, and 149 sub-grade parking spaces.
Westchester County-based Enclave Equities is planning to develop a total of five residential buildings with a combined 179 apartments along North MacQuesten Parkway, between Berg and West Grand streets in Mount Vernon’s Fleetwood neighborhood. Two five-story buildings will be located at 645 North MacQuesten Parkway, the Business Journal reported, while three buildings—two five-story structures and a single four-story one—will be located at 525 North MacQuesten Parkway. The apartments will range from 600-square-foot one-bedrooms to 800-square-foot two-bedrooms.
Construction is wrapping up on a 14-story, 159-unit mixed-use building at 203 Gramatan Avenue, in downtown Mount Vernon. That’s in southern Westchester County. It’s been dubbed La Port Apartments. All of the units, which range from studios to two-bedrooms, will be rented at below-market rates as affordable workforce housing, Westfair reported. Amenities include a fitness center, a children’s playroom, a media room, a lounge with a pantry, and a 4,000-square-foot rooftop deck. The base of the building will also host 20,000 square feet of retail space, of which Dollar Tree has already leased half. Atlantic Development Group, headed by Peter Fine, and Kenwood Equities are the developers, and GF55 Partners is the architect. After nine years in the development process, completion is expected in the next few months. Peter Fine is also planning a market-rate residential project next to La Porta Apartments, according to the Wall Street Journal.