UNIVERSITY AVENUE

University Ave floor plan
University Ave floor plan

UNIVERSITY AVENUE, KINGSBRIDGE HEIGHTS, BRONX

 

Completed Summer 2016

 

Owner: Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services

 

The renovation of a long vacant 3) story and Cellar 3-family house, owned by the Non-Profit, into 2) 5-bed Individualized Residential Alternatives, 1) 2-bed Supportive Apartment and a Day-Hab without walls Office

 

THE PROJECT

 

Cellar        Area Maintenance Offices, Mechanical and Storage

First Floor    5) single-bed bedrooms, 2) baths, Living, Kitchen / Dining; Day-Hab Office

Second Floor    5) single-bed bedrooms, 2) baths, Living, Kitchen / Dining

Third Floor    1) two-bed bedroom, 1) bath, Living, Kitchen / Dining

 

THE VALUE ADDED

 

Efficient layouts provided individual bedrooms for each of the IRA residents

Constructing new interior stairs, in a new location, created safe access and exiting from each of the floors

Renovation of the now accessible Third Floor maximized the use and return of the building

Cellar Maintenance Office provided maintenance efficiency for other Non-Profit facilities in the area

(347)-834-5599

511 16th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA

¬©2020 by Andrew J. Cahill for Doyle and Baer Architects.