The Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation used state planning funds to design an affordable residential building with a supermarket downstairs. It then purchased the land and had it rezoned. The project will open in 2017.
City neighborhoods (shown in green and red) where community-based organizations have developed plans for the renewal of idle, vacant properties.
Harlem River Waterfront
The city plans a $194 million investment in infrastructure in the southwest Bronx to spur housing, commerce and public access to the Harlem River.
A state-funded survey of 400 businesses on the Creek has reminded the business community of the Creek’s importance for transportation, as a supporter of economic activity and as a delicate ecosystem that requires the attention of all parties.
Ellen Baxter and Mary Ann Villari of Broadway Housing Communities receive a Green Property plaque that marks the successful cleanup of land now occupied by the Sugar Hill Project, with 124 affordable apartments, a pre-school and a children’s museum.