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Lynn’s Place, co-developed by Unique People Services and Sanborn Development, is a mix of 69 efficiency and two-bedroom apartments in a 7-story with cellar building. The project is located in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx and includes amenities such as a large community space, program offices in the cellar, a roof garden at the seventh floor roof terrace and a landscaped rear yard with a sunken courtyard. All units are affordable to individuals and families earning 60 percent of the area median income, with 20 efficiency apartments designated for people with a history of homelessness and mental illness.

The project implements green design features including a super insulated building envelope, photovoltaic solar panels on the roof run lighting in public halls and communal spaces and a usable green roof. The building complies with Enterprise Green Communities’ Criteria and NYSERDA’s Multifamily Performance Program and has obtained LEED for Homes Gold Certification.

  • Location

    1060 Rev. James A. Polite Avenue, Bronx, NY

  • Client

    Unique People Services

  • Agency

    NYC HPD

  • Completed

    2017

  • Cost

    $18 million

  • Team

    LMW Engineering Group
    Johnson & Urban, LLC
    Steven Winter Associates
    Dominick R. Pilla
    Terrain NYC Inc.
    Bright Power Inc.
    Design 2147 Limited
    Procida Construction Corp.

The building is pursuing LEED Gold, NYSERDA MPP.

The building is pursuing LEED Gold, NYSERDA MPP.

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