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  • north-brother-island

    Council member Mark Levine and North Brother Island in the Bronx (credit: Christopher Payne via Untapped Cities)

    Three City Council members have proposed redeveloping the 20-acre, abandoned North Brother Island in the Bronx as a massive public park. [more]

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  • A rendering of the Tremont Renaissance

    A rendering of the Tremont Renaissance

    A 75-block stretch in the center of the Bronx is about to see a tidal wave of affordable housing. [more]

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  • kingsbridge

    Kingsbridge Ice Center rendering and Kevin Parker (credit: Capalino.com)

    A Bronx Supreme Court justice dismissed an ownership claim yesterday from former associates of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center, which is managing the conversion project. [more]

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  • From left: University Heights from across the Harlem River and Brooklyn's Broadway Junction

    From left: University Heights and Broadway Junction

    A pair of long-overlooked spots in the far reaches of Brooklyn and the Bronx are ripe for development, according to two reports released Monday by the Urban Land Institute. [more]

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  • From left: Ruben Diaz Jr. and Metro-North New Haven line

    From left: Ruben Diaz Jr. and Metro-North New Haven line

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will formally propose a long-discussed plan to extend the Metro North New Haven Line to a section of the Bronx with little access to public transportation.

    On Wednesday, the transportation authority will unveil plans to build stations in Hunts Point, Parkchester, Morris Park and Co-op City along the New Haven line, according to documents posted to the MTA website ahead of a meeting on its five-year capital plan and cited by the Wall Street Journal. The project also calls for the commuter line to be extended beyond Grand Central Terminal to Penn Station. [more]

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  • Coming to the Bronx: A lot more hotels

    September 15, 2014 09:00AM
    The Opera House Hotel in the Bronx

    The Opera House Hotel in the Bronx

    Hundreds of hotel rooms will soon be coming online in the Bronx.

    Several plans are now in place for new hotel developments across the borough, according to the New York Daily News. The projects come in the wake of the opening of several upscale lodging facilities in the borough in recent years. The Opera House Hotel, for one, which is located on East 149th Street, opened in December. [more]

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  • From left: Donald Trump and the Capri Whitestone Hotel

    From left: Donald Trump and the Capri Whitestone Hotel

    The city is planning to open a homeless shelter at the now-shuttered Capri Whitestone Hotel in the Bronx.

    The motel — known for its deplorable conditions and hourly clientele — hit the market earlier this month. The New York Daily News reported that non-profit HELP-USA struck an agreement with the city to convert the 95-room building into a shelter for homeless families. New York City currently has a homeless population of 55,728. [more]

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  • 2085-walton

    2085 Walton Avenue in the Bronx

    The city has allotted nearly $23 million to renovate three affordable housing properties in the Bronx.

    The buildings are known as the Mount Sharon HDFC — one of them at 2085 Walton Avenue — and are located in the Kingsbridge and Fordham neighborhoods. Two of them will be outfitted with new windows, plumbing and electrical systems. The renovations are set to be complete by 2016. [more]

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  • TK

    Map of Bronx Metro North sites targeted for development (Click to enlarge)

    A Department of City Planning study focused on overhauling underused area around some Metro North stations in the Bronx is calling for a new plan to develop such spots along the waterfront.

    The study advocates development around the University Heights and Morris Heights stations that would help area residents more easily access other public transport and the Harlem River, DNAinfo reported. Such spots are currently underutilized despite being located in densely populated areas, the study finds, and are cut off from the rest of the community by highways and other obstructions. [more]

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  • From left: The Mall at Bay Park opening and XSport Fitness facilities

    From left: The Mall at Bay Park opening and XSport Fitness facilities

    The Mall at Bay Plaza locked in another large tenant just ahead of the Bronx shopping center’s opening today. [more]

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  • 941-intervale

    941 Intervale Avenue in the Bronx

    Bronx-based homeless-shelter operator Aguila sent eviction notices to 40 families at a six-story building after deciding to stop operating the site as a city-subsidized homeless shelter.

    The nearly 59,000-square-foot property at 941 Intervale Avenue is among dozens of privately-owned apartment buildings for which the city pays $3,565 per month to house the homeless, according to the Village Voice. [more]

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  • waltonave

    2065 Walton Avenue in the Bronx

    Developer Alan Bell, formerly a principal with Hudson Companies, and supportive-housing builder Jericho Project have teamed up to construct a 10-story affordable-housing building in the West Bronx. [more]

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  • From left: 2647 Jerome Avenue and Kingsbridge Armory rendering

    From left: 2647 Jerome Avenue (credit: Google Maps) and Kingsbridge Armory rendering

    The Kingsbridge Armory redevelopment is on hold, but a Bronx landlord is moving ahead with large rent increases for retail tenants at a shopping center across the road from the planned $320 million ice skating complex at the armory. [more]

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  • Metro Center Atrium

    Metro Center Atrium

    Care provider Affinity Health Plan will take 90,000 square feet at Simone Development’s Pelham Bay, Bronx mixed-use complex, the Metro Center Atrium. [more]

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  • 1135 Pelham Parkway North

    1135 Pelham Parkway North

    Six months after Phillip Goldfarb bought three six-story towers in the Bronx, tenants say conditions are deteriorating while rents are rising. [more]

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  • The Bronx

    The Bronx

    From the May issue: Could the birthplace of hip-hop be the next real estate hot spot in the city?

    With the recession in the rearview mirror, ever more confident New York City developers and real estate investors are scouring the five boroughs for the next up-and-coming locales. Here’s where they’re landing. [more]

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  • 901 Walton Avenue in the Bronx

    901 Walton Avenue in the Bronx

    A group of long time Bronx tenants has filed a complaint with the state Division of Housing and Community Renewal claiming that their landlords are charging illegal fees every month.  [more]

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  • Artists Jayson Agosto and Clark FLY I.D. (credit: Richard Harbus)

    Artists Jayson Agosto and Clark FLY I.D. (credit: Richard Harbus)

    WEEKENDEDITION We’ve already seen that graffiti art has become a luxury amenity, and now the once abhorred art form is even being used to beautify a Bronx neighborhood.  [more]

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  • 1770-grand

    1770 Grand Concourse and Marc Goldfarb

    New Rochelle, N.Y.-based landlord and brokerage Goldfarb Properties bought a 134,000-square-foot mixed-use building in the Bronx from the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center for $27.8 million, according to property records filed with the city today.

    The 13-story property at 1770 Grand Concourse holds 185 rental apartments, as well as 14,000 square feet of office space and 7,500 square feet of garage space. The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Department of Dentistry is one of the office tenants. [more]

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  • 3144 3rd Avenue in the Bronx

    3144 3rd Avenue in the Bronx

    WEEKENDEDITION Boom! Health, a Bronx nonprofit, is transforming a building at the heart of Melrose into a health center, LGBTQ headquarters and sidewalk café.

    The nonprofit – a collaboration between CitiWide Harm Reduction and Bronx AIDS Services – has signed a 25-year lease on the six-story building that was home to the Brook House furniture store for more than 50 years, according to the New York Daily News. [more]

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