MacQuesten’s commuter-friendly affordable housing development opens in Mount Vernon

October 04, 2017 05:47PM

A $31.5 million mixed-use affordable housing development opened late last month in Mount Vernon. The Modern, which has 81 rentals and 9,300 square feet of ground-level office and community space, opened at 130 Mount Vernon Avenue — once a struggling commercial corridor, according to Built by MacQuesten Development, the project is intended to be revitalize the Mount Vernon West Transit District. The 11-story building has one- and two-bedroom apartments ranging from 654 square feet to 906 square feet. [Patch]