Things sure have changed in the South Bronx since the 1970s, when a large number of buildings in the area either burned down or were abandoned. In recent decades, the city invested over $1 billion into the revitalization of the area; and in 2009, the new Yankee Stadium opened, ushering in a new era of development.
Developers have flocked to the region both to build market-rate housing like the 1.3 million square foot Mott Haven development site taken over by Brookfield Properties, or the affordable housing complex known as Bronx Point, which will create 1,000 permanently affordable apartments.
Infrastructure improvements are also on the way: In addition to opening a new NYC Ferry route that will have a stop in Soundview, the state has also announced an overhaul of the Sheridan Expressway that will, in theory, ease congestion and provide new connections to the waterfront.
To see where this transformation is happening, we’ve mapped 14 big developments in the pipeline for the South Bronx. If we’ve missed something, let us know in the comments.Read More