RXR has pledged to contribute $100,000 dollars toward the construction of a new community kitchen and educational space at 805 East 139th Street in Mott Haven, South Bronx. Led by East Side Housing Settlement, one of the oldest community-based non-profit organizations in The Bronx, the Community Teaching Kitchen will provide on-site training and certification programs for 50 students per year.
Permits have been filed to expand a four-story into an eight-story mixed-use building at 1751 Park Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan. Located between East 121st and East 122nd Streets, the lot is near the 125th Street subway station, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains. Yitzchok Joseph of 1163 Fulton Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story building at 618 Avenue H in Midwood, Brooklyn. Located between East 7th Street and Ocean Parkway, the lot is within walking distance of the Avenue H subway station, serviced by the Q train. Yevgeniy Lvovskiy under the ZHL Group Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A new, mixed-use, affordable housing project for low-income seniors has debuted in the Morrisania section of The Bronx. Located at 1074 Washington Avenue, the Trinity-Reverend William James Senior Apartments is constructed on land formerly occupied by a vacant United Methodist church and today comprises a collection of 154 deeply affordable apartments, a 5,400-square-foot social services facility on the ground floor, and recreational amenity spaces for future occupants.
Permits have been filed for a 10-story mixed-use building at 280 Eighth Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan. Located between 24th and 25th Streets, the lot is two blocks from the 23rd Street subway station, serviced by the C and E trains. Maria Rosenfeld of Red Apple Group under the CATS 280 Eighth Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.