The New York City Housing Authority, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and the city’s Housing Development Corporation have selected development teams for two completely affordable residential projects at 453 East 142nd Street and 401 East 146th Street, both located in the South Bronx’s Mott Haven section, according to a city press release.
The project on 146th Street will feature 101 residential units geared towards low-income families, of which 30 units will be set aside for formerly homeless families. The ground floor will also feature commercial space to be occupied by healthcare provides. think! Architecture and Design is responsible for the architecture. The Lemle & Wolff Companies, Alembic Community Development, and The Bridge are the developers.
The project on 142nd Street will feature 149 residential units exclusively designated to low-income seniors. Forty-five of the apartments will be set aside for formerly homeless seniors. It will also feature community facilities, including spaces for the non-profit DreamYard Project and a medical facility by the Center for Urban Community Services and Janian Medical Services. Breaking Ground Housing Development Corporation is the developer.
New building applications have not been filed at this time. 453 East 142nd Street is currently vacant, although 401 East 146th Street is occupied by a single-story commercial building. Demolition permits have not been filed.