3365 Third Avenue is one of over a dozen buildings in Bronx Pro Group’s portfolio that support the organization’s mission “to develop quality housing that is both affordable and sustainable with an increasing focus towards community building.”
As part of Bronx Pro’s goal to develop affordable housing, 3365 Third Ave. consists of 30 studio to 4 - bedroom apartments for a l ow and moderate income population including formerly homeless families.
Sustainable features include a robust and air - tight insulated concrete form ( ICF ) envelope with fiberglass triple pane windows. VRFs provide heating and cooling to each apartment and an in - unit ERV manages the kitchen and bathroom exhaust while also providing ducted fresh air. High efficacy LED lighting is installed throu gh out the building along with low flow plumbing fixtures. A rooftop solar array as well as green roof installed at residential floor terraces and high - albedo roofing elsewhere are functional and aesthetically pleasing design features.
In addition, 3365 Third Ave. fosters a sense of community through its common spaces, such as the back courtyard and fitness room , which facilitate resident interaction. The project supports the Bronx community at large through the Little Scholars Early Development Center, a year-round preschool, located at the base of the building.
3365 Third Ave. builds on Bronx Pro’s previous affordable housing projects and goes beyond by synthesizing the multifaceted sustainability measures defined by LEED for Homes Multifamily Midrise rating system with the low energy, high performance goals of the PHIUS + program. This outstanding affordable housing project not only raises the bar for buildings within Bronx Pro’s portfolio of projects but within the Bronx as well.
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