Nonprofit organization Breaking Ground has filed plans to redevelop a vacant lot, located at 845 Howard Avenue in Brownsville, into an eight-story residential building with 126 apartments, of which a portion will serve as supportive housing for the homeless, reports The Real Deal.
The building, named Edwin’s Place, will stand 80 feet tall and will offer 47 of its apartments exclusively to low-income residents, with rents going from $462 per month for a studio, $590/month for a one-bedroom, and $821/month for a three-bedroom. The project will also allot 3,079 square feet of space for commercial use.
The building is one of the latest from Breaking Ground. The organization’s first ground-up, all-affordable residence, Park House, designed by COOKFOX in the Tremont section of the Bronx, opened its door in October last year and they are partnering with the African American Planning Commission, Inc. to bring a Robert A.M. Stern Architects-designed fully affordable building to Brownsville, this one located at 3 Livonia Avenue.