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Rendering: LCP360

As the first phase nears completion, a fresh set of renderings has been released of one of the most expensive private development in Bronx history. Developed by Brookfield Properties, Bankside is a $950 million seven-tower complex that stretches across two Harlem River-facing parcels in Mott Haven. New images of the massive development show off the project’s 450-unit rental set to open this year, as well as the new public waterfront park and esplanade.

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Renderings courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

New Yorkers earning 40, 50, or 80 percent of the area median income may qualify for 41 affordable apartments at a new building in the Bronx. Located in the Jerome Park neighborhood, close to both Bronx Park and Van Cortlandt Park, the 13-story building at 211 East 203rd Street is offering units ranging from $592/month studios to $1,681/month two-bedrooms. Some of the apartments are set aside for seniors, while others are reserved for those who qualify for the Section 8 program. The building offers several outdoor spaces and convenient access to public transportation.

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Rendering courtesy of Robert A.M. Stern Architects

About a month after Robert A.M. Stern’s affordable rental building opened in Brooklyn, the renowned architect’s firm has been tapped to design another residential development designated for low-income New Yorkers. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development last week announced a project to bring 40 homeownership opportunities to a new 8-story building in the Bronx, which will be designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA) and developed in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity, Camber Property Group, Almat Urban, and Interboro Community Land Trust. The building, located near Claremont Park, will have apartments that are affordable to families of three earning up to $93,000 annually.

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Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Just a few blocks from the Bronx Zoo, a new rental building is now accepting applications for 47 affordable units as part of a new housing lottery. Located at 1973 Daly Avenue in West Farms, the 11-story building offers residents a community room, lounge, fitness center, and outdoor recreational space. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, priced at $1,254/month for a studio, $1,343/month for a one-bedroom, and $1,611/month for a two-bedroom.

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Located at 69 East 233rd Street, right across from Woodlawn Cemetery and adjacent to Van Cortlandt Park, this senior-housing building has just launched an affordable housing lottery for 55 apartments. Available to New Yorkers aged 62+ earning 50 percent of the area median income and who qualify for Section 8 benefits, the studios and one-bedrooms will cost 30 percent of one’s income. In addition to its proximity to ample outdoor space, the building features green infrastructure and its own outdoor gardening spaces.

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Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Applications are now being accepted for 35 studios set aside for low-income New Yorkers. Located at 555 Nereid Avenue in Wakefield, the building sits on the site of the former Joseph A. Muller Army Reserve Center. The newly redesigned four-story site, dubbed the Muller Residences, now contains roughly 90 units, with 54 apartments set aside for formerly homeless veterans and 35 for those earning 60 percent of the area median income, which are available through this current housing lottery. Applicants must earn between $30,583 annually for a one-person household and $57,000 annually for a two-person household to qualify for the $892/month studio apartments.

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Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

A housing lottery launched this week for 35 middle-income apartments at a brand new Bronx building. The residential building is located at 761 East 233rd Street in the neighborhood of Wakefield, just a few blocks from the huge and historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 120 percent of the area median income, or between $56,572 annually for a one-person household and $154,680 annually for a two-person household, can apply for the units, which include $1,650/month studios, $1,750/month one-bedrooms, and $2,000 two-bedrooms.

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Rendering of 1115 Commonwealth Avenue courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Applications are now being accepted for 283 mixed-income apartments at a mixed-use development in the South Bronx. The available units are found across three buildings, located at 1775 Watson Avenue, 1111 Commonwealth Avenue, and 1115 Commonwealth Avenue in Soundview. New Yorkers with households earning 30, 40, 50, 60, or 100 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, which range from $375/month studios to $2,143/month three-bedrooms.

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All photos by Christian Atherton

A single-family home in the Bronx with an enviable backyard is on the market for $750,000. Located at 3459 Irwin Avenue in Kingsbridge, the charming, shingle-sided home has just two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms but feels more spacious thanks to the lush garden and tucked away deck. Constructed in 1932, the residence boasts original details, like a decorative fireplace and some doors, as well as modern features, like a gut-renovated kitchen and separate laundry room.

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All photos by Rosie Fiore for Compass

Nestled among woodland and rocky landscape, this mid-century modern home in the historic Bronx neighborhood of Fieldston is now available. Asking $1,625,000, the property at 4710 Grosvenor Avenue offers quiet and space that comes with suburban living, but also still benefits from its proximity to Manhattan. In addition to being surrounded by nature, the five-bedroom home is architecturally noteworthy, with 14-foot-high beamed ceilings, a library loft, and a terrace built into the rock outcroppings.

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