Post Tagged with: "NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development"

Developer presents ambitious plan on former school site

Developer presents ambitious plan on former school site

Housing, Parks November 17, 2016 at 9:50 am 16 comments

Developers and city housing officials unveiled a plan for 289 units of housing and a health center in place of the former PS 31 on the Grand Concourse, but Community Board 1 urged them to go back to the drawing board.

Residents brace for waterfront development

Residents brace for waterfront development

Environment, Government August 11, 2016 at 11:41 am 2 comments

Some residents attending an Aug. 4 forum Hostos Community College to discuss the future of the Lower Concourse North waterfront site, said they’re nervous about high rise housing they fear developers will eventually build along the banks of the Harlem River in Port Morris.

Port Morris celebrates the Harlem River

Port Morris celebrates the Harlem River

Environment July 19, 2016 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

Last Saturday there were signs of life along the usually desolate Lincoln Avenue waterfront, as residents came to enjoy the open space and cool breezes at the 2nd annual Mott Haven-Port Morris Waterfront Celebration. They demanded the city consider public recreational access as a key part of future development plans.

Quiet street awaits major changes

Quiet street awaits major changes

Housing June 9, 2016 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

When asked about the future of their block on a recent weekday afternoon, most residents and workers said they favored the idea of new housing, but most seemed surprised that a new hotel may soon be in the works as well.

City taking proposals for PS 31 site

Housing June 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

The dept. of Housing Preservation and Development has begun taking proposals for mixed use development of the site where the “Castle on the Concourse” once stood.

Conference addresses rapidly rising rents

Conference addresses rapidly rising rents

Economy, Housing February 20, 2015 at 9:54 am 1 comment

Participants at a conference on gentrification sounded a warning about local renters’ ability to keep up with the cost of housing in Mott Haven and Melrose.

City seeks developers for local lot

Housing February 17, 2015 at 5:11 pm 1 comment

A new development that would integrate mixed-income housing with stores or community space is planned at St. Ann’s Avenue and East 142nd Street. Approximately 100 new apartments the city classifies as affordable would be included in the development.

New affordable housing development underway

New affordable housing development underway

Housing November 18, 2014 at 12:39 pm 5 comments

A new development with 66 apartments is under construction on Brook Avenue, as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York plan to build 200,000 units of affordable housing over 10 years.