NextGen Neighborhoods

Baruch Houses Parking Lot to Sprout Senior Housing Development

Posted October 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

Infill of another sort on the Lower East Side. The Baruch Houses on Columbia Street will soon convert its tiny parking lot (at Rivington) into a housing development for seniors and the disabled. As part of the federally subsidized “Next Generation Seniors First Housing” initiative, the New York City Housing Authority recently released the Request […]

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More Market-Rate Housing for 35-Story ‘NextGen’ Tower in LaGuardia Houses

Posted April 26, 2019 at 5:04 am

More market rate housing than previously believed is coming to the proposed tower inside the LaGuardia Houses complex. In the year since the city released its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the project, there has been little progress to note. As previously stated, the cash-strapped NYCHA pitched the mixed-income rental tower as part of their […]

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City Releases RFP for 35-Story ‘NextGen’ Housing Tower at LaGuardia Houses

Posted March 5, 2018 at 5:06 am

That new 35-story tower at the LaGuardia Houses on the Lower East Side is one step closer to happening. The city last week released its Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to construct another beast of a development near the waterfront. As previously reported, the cash-strapped agency is proposing the mixed-income rental tower as part of their […]

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