10-Story Mixed-Use Building to Rise at 1638 Park Ave at 116th Street in East Harlem




Empty lot at 1638 Park Avenue and 116th Street.. Image via Google Maps.

Yimby gave a glimpse into the future of the empty lot located on the corner of Park Avenue and 116th Street, announcing that permits have been filed for a ten-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 1638 Park Avenue. The lot is one block west of the 116 Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Bernard McNamee, Managing Director of Affect Property Group is listed as the owner behind the applications. Marin Architects is listed as the architect of record.

1638 Park Avenue, 116th Street and Park Avenue

The proposed 103-foot-tall development will yield 18,711 square feet, with 17,235 square feet designated for residential space and 1,476 square feet for commercial space. The building will have 24 residences, most likely rentals based on the average unit scope of 718 square feet.

1638 Park Avenue on the corner of 116th Street, directly across from Urban Garden Center in East Harlem

The concrete-based structure will also have a cellar but no accessory parking. A ground-breaking date was not announced and no other information was immediately available.

The Urban Garden Center, located under the MTA train tracks, is directly across the street from this empty lot along Park Avenue at 116th Street.

The currently empty lot is directly across the street from Urban Garden Center on 116th Street and one short block away from the historic La Marqueta on Park Avenue in East Harlem.

NY1 + artist Ralph Serrano interview for the 100 Gates Project in front of his mural at the T-Mobil store on East 116th Street ~ and thats a wrap.

If you’re there really early and the gates on the shops are down, check out #100GatesProjectEastHarlem and the back-story behind the project.

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Just a few blocks north, take a look at East 125th Street ~ A Work in Progress.