Plans for a 19 Story Building in Jerome Avenue Rezoning Area Filed: Fourth in Less Than a Year

It hasn’t even been a full year since the over 90 block Jerome Avenue Rezoning was approved and already the FOURTH development has been announced with plans already filed with New York City Department of Buildings.

Located at 1169 River Avenue between 167th and McClellen Streets, the

The 19-story building will have 245 apartments spread across the 242,726 square foot development which also includes 100,000 square feet of space dedicated for a community facility.

According to YIMBY, the owner behind the application is Christopher Lacovara of Community Access a non-profit that works with supportive housing but no mention is made if this development will be such a project.

Renderings are also unavailable at this time.

Pretty soon Jerome and River Avenue will be unrecognizable as hundreds of small businesses, mostly auto-related, are bulldozed to make way for these developments.

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