Dunn files plans for 100K sf Bronx rental project

Developer would build 121 apartments on vacant lot

Martin Dunn and 1812 Vyse Avenue (Credit: Google Maps)
Martin Dunn and 1812 Vyse Avenue (Credit: Google Maps)

UPDATED: Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 3:47 p.m.: Martin Dunn’s Dunn Development Corporation plans to build a 12-story rental property in the Crotona Park East neighborhood in the Bronx, according to property records filed with the city Wednesday.

The proposed 121-unit, 101,239-square-foot building at 1812 Vyse Avenue would feature 11 apartments on floors two through 12, as well as a mail room, exercise room, computer room, community room and laundry room on the first floor.

The vacant lot, which records show Dunn Development purchased last year for $4 million, lies east of Crotona Park and adjacent to New Horizons Shopping Mall. Dattner Architects will design the project, filings show.

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Dunn Development declined to comment, as did Dattner Architects.

The zoning, C4-2, allows for as of right residential development.

The Bronx has seen an increase in development in recent years, with the community district around Crotona Park experiencing over $250 million of residential investment in 2015, according to a report by the borough president. The increase was spurred largely by the Compass Residencies.

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that a rezoning would be required.