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Prospect Plaza is a mixed-use affordable housing redevelopment project spread over five buildings and three blocks in Brooklyn’s Ocean Hill–Brownsville neighborhood. The $200 million project is replacing a former New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) complex with a mix of nearly 400 public housing and affordable rental apartments, retail space, and community and recreational facilities designed to support resident health in a rapidly developing area with significant public health challenges.
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- Development Team: Blue Sea Development, Pennrose Properties LLC, Duvernay + Brooks, Rosenberg Housing Group, New York City Housing Authority
- Design Team: Dattner Architects
- Project Size: 406,400 Square Feet (37,756 Sq M); 394 Public And Affordable Housing Units; 23,000 Square
Feet (2,137 Sq M) Of Retail Space; 10,000-square-foot
(929 Sq M) Community Facility; 0.75-acre (0.3 Ha) Public Park
- Project Cost: $200 Million
- Financing: Tax-exempt Bonds, Tax-credit Equity, Government Subsidies
- Mental Health Features: Affordable Housing, Community Center, On-site Public Park
- Physical Health Features: Raised Garden Beds, Indoor
and outdoor exercise and recreation areas, stairways designed to encourage use, Nearby Public
Transportation, Bike Parking, Planned Supermarket
- Source: Building Healthy Places Initiative (BHP), https://uli.org/Health