Via Verde

Format
Full

City
Bronx

State/Province
NY

Country
USA

Metro Area
New York

Project Type
Mixed Residential

Location Type
Other Central City

Land Uses
Medical
Multifamily Rental Housing

Keywords
Affordable housing
Brown
Brownfield
Cooperative housing
Healthy place features
LEED Gold certified
Low-income housing
Mixed-income housing
Pedestrian-friendly design
Sustainable development
Urban regeneration

Site Size
1.5 acres
acres hectares

Date Started
2006

Date Opened
2012

Via Verde is a mixed-income residential development offering innovative, high-quality sustainable design and affordable rental and ownership housing for people at a range of income levels, combined with health-focused amenities. Located on a brownfield site in the South Bronx, the project includes 222 residential units, 7,500 square feet of retail space, and 40,000 square feet of green roofs and other open space for residents. The development addresses the community’s health issues with opportunities for exercise, fresh fruits and vegetables grown on site, and a clinic within the building.

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Format
Full

City
Bronx

State/Province
NY

Country
USA

Metro Area
New York

Project Type
Mixed Residential

Location Type
Other Central City

Land Uses
Medical
Multifamily Rental Housing

Keywords
Affordable housing
Brown
Brownfield
Cooperative housing
Healthy place features
LEED Gold certified
Low-income housing
Mixed-income housing
Pedestrian-friendly design
Sustainable development
Urban regeneration

Site Size
1.5 acres
acres hectares

Date Started
2006

Date Opened
2012

WEBSITE
Via Verde

OTHER VIDEOS
Rooftop Gardening

A walk through Via Verde

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) discusses Via Verde

PROJECT ADDRESS
700-706 Brook Avenue
Bronx, New York 10455

OWNERS/DEVELOPERS
Phipps Houses
New York, New York
www.phippsny.org

Jonathan Rose Companies
New York, New York
917-542-3600
www.rosecompanies.com

ARCHITECTS
Dattner Architects
New York, New York
212-247-2660
www.dattner.com

Grimshaw Architects
New York, New York
646-293-3600
www.grimshaw-architects.com

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
Lee Weintraub Landscape Architecture LLC
Yonkers, New York
914-965-6540

GENERAL CONTRACTOR
Lettire Construction Corp.
New York, New York
http://lettire.com/

ENERGY CONSULTANT
Association for Energy Affordability
New York, New York
212-279-3902
www.aea.us.org