Located in the hub of Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, 14 newly constructed affordable units are available to rent at The Atrium at 785 Dekalb Avenue. The six-story lavish rental contains 70 units and features a six-story brick atrium in the lobby, fitness center, lounge, wet room, game room and a spacious open roof deck. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 percent of the area median income can apply for the units, which range from $833/month studios to $1,043/month two-bedrooms.
The site was formerly occupied by the Kismet movie theater and was later converted to a two-story church that was demolished in 2008. The building, designed by Funda Durukan and Meltzer/Mandl Architects, has over 50,000 square feet of residential space. Each unit features central air conditioning, beautiful hardwood floors, and video intercoms. Additional amenities include on-site garage parking and bike storage.
Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable apartments at 785 Dekalb Avenue until June 7, 2017. Complete details on how to apply are available here (pdf). Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect department by dialing 311.
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