Brownsville, in eastern Brooklyn, is one of the few places in the five boroughs where the city still owns plenty of vacant lots. One of those properties is about to be put to good use as supportive housing. The city has filed plans for an eight-story, 71-unit development at 214 Hegeman Avenue, at the southern edge of Brownsville near Canarsie.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation, the New York City Housing Development Corporation, and the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, along with developer Omni New York, have revealed plans to build a 350-unit mixed-use complex at 92-33 168th Street, located on the corner of 93rd Avenue in downtown Jamaica. All of the project’s residential units will be affordable, Curbed NY reported.
Bronx-based Procida Companies has filed applications for two mid-rise, multi-family mixed-use buildings at 2047 and 2049 Newbold Avenue, located in the East Bronx’s Unionport section. Renderings of the development have been revealed by The Real Deal. The filings indicate the two buildings will rise 10 and 11 stories each, encompassing 112,109 and 94,302 square feet respectively. The 11-story structure would rise along Westchester Avenue and the 10-story building would be located on Newbold Avenue.
Last week was busy at the Bronx Department of Buildings, with filings for a police station in Melrose and a number of mid-sized affordable housing projects throughout the borough. One non-profit filed applications for an eight-story senior housing development at 909 Beck Street in Longwood, in the southeastern Bronx.
The New York City Department of Design and Construction has filed plans for a Bjarke Ingels-designed police station in the South Bronx that’s expected to cost $50 million.