Revealed: Zambrano Architectural Design’s Striking Yellow-Brick Rental in Central Harlem

Posted On Tue, November 24, 2015 By

Posted On Tue, November 24, 2015 By In Architecture, Harlem, New Developments, Rentals

Here’s our first look at Dabar Development’s eight-story, mixed-use project set to rise at 400 Lenox Avenue in central Harlem. The 40,000-square-foot development will anchor the southeast corner of West 130th Street and Lenox Avenue and will house 30 rental units, 2,000 square feet of retail at the ground level, and a second-floor community space for Pentacostal Faith Church, the owner of the project site.

The design provided by Zambrano Architectural Design rises flush with the street wall and sports a distinctive yellow-brick cladding of “elongated artisanal bricks.” According to Dawanna Williams, managing principal at Dabar, “the facade is inspired by the historical masonry context of the surrounding blocks of Harlem.” The two uppermost levels are cutaway from the corner resulting in a large recreational terrace for residents. As per plans filed with the DOB this past summer, floors 2-6 will contain six apartments each, while floors 7 and 8 will provide four units apiece.

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Pentacostal Faith’s church building was demolished more than a decade ago. Two-thirds of the church parcel was sold to Uptown Partners where they developed The Lenox condominiums next door in 2006. The remaining third of the lot where 400 Lenox will rise has been vacant since. According to Dabar, construction is slated to begin next April and completion is expected by the end of 2017.

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Dabar’s recent Harlem projects include the 10-unit condo, The Marshall at 222 West 135th Street and the diligent restoration of the Hale House at 152 West 122nd Street.

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Follow the progress of 400 Lenox Avenue at CityRealty and follow hundreds of upcoming NYC projects in the New Developments section.

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Renderings via Zambrano Architectural Design; GoogleEarth renderings via CityRealty

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