Park Avenue GreenAffordable Mixed-Use Multi-family NY 2019
175,000 SF residential, 9,500 SF retail, 8,500 SF child care center, 15 stories
INTUS Triple Pane Windows
PHIUS & LEED Silver
Officially the largest Passive House development in North America
About This Project
Passive House meets affordable housing in New York City. This post-war rental building in The Bronx’s Melrose neighborhood, finished in 2019 and became North America’s largest passive house development. In addition to achieving PHIUS Certification, it’s LEED Silver certified. INTUS Eforte triple pane steel reinforced polymer turn windows are throughout this 15 story multi-family project. The building has 154 units, 46 of which are reserved for formerly homeless tenants as part of NYC’s Our Space program. Spaceworks operates the ground floor which serves as a 4,300 SF community facility and affordable studio and gallery space for local artists. .
Another successful energy efficient and affordable building made possible by a public private partnership and $67.71 million in investment, including $28.57 million in tax credit equity.
Largest passive house development in N. America & 1st large affordable passive house