Following an outcry from local residents and community officials, the Department of City Planning has proposed a series of zoning amendments and land-use actions known as the Bushwick Neighborhood Plan.
A $3.5 billion initiative to reshape and redevelop an industrial wasteland on the Eastern edge of The Bronx has reached the final stages of negotiations, and could soon begin construction. Known formally as Fordham Landing, the property is located between the Harlem River and the Major Deegan Expressway, immediately adjacent to the University Heights Bridge.
Park Avenue Green, a new affordable housing community in the South Bronx is officially the largest Passive House development in North America. Defined by a stringent checklist of sustainable requirements, the project’s design reduces the expenditure of energy by incorporating a thoroughly sealed building envelope, advanced ventilation systems, low-energy cooling systems, and rooftop solar panels.
City officials recently celebrated the commencement of construction at Caton Flats, a mixed-use development in Flatbush, Brooklyn, that will eventually introduce 255 units of affordable housing.
The Bluestone Organization and Crown Holdings recently celebrated the commencement of construction at 1182 Woodycrest Avenue in The Bronx. Located in the borough’s Highbridge neighborhood, the nine-story building is designed by Crown Architecture and Consulting and will comprise 40,808 gross square feet.