316 E 162nd Night and Day Views

Urban Pathways Community Residence Supportive Housing

Project:

This 10-story, 86-unit building provides housing and supportive services for formerly homeless adults, disabled veterans, and those with mental illness to help them lead more productive and independent lives.

Client:

Urban Pathways, Inc.

Funding:

NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development

Services Provided:

Architectural design, project management, and construction administration

Description:

A 10-story supportive housing with over 51,310 sq. ft. of community facility space and 86 single room occupancy units averaging 350 sq. ft.

There are 55 apartments for formerly homeless adults living with mental illness and 31 units for low-income residents, with priority given to veterans.

Incorporating accessible and universal design concepts to ensure maximum accessibility and usability for older and disabled residents, each apartment has an open, contemporary feel and abundant natural light.

The ground floor has offices for social services, as well as bike storage, a dining room, facility kitchen, lounge area, and 2 apartments. There are 7-10 units on each of the upper floors.

Monica’s former partner, Warren Gran, FAIA, contributed to the initial design phase of the project.

Urban Pathways, Inc. Mixed-Use Supportive Housing: 316 E. 162nd Street, South Bronx

Apartments follow universal design concepts for barrier-free accessbility

316 E 162nd St Entrance

10-story building with 86 SRO units

Posted in Featured Projects, Supportive Housing.