Seen while spotting wide right turn signs.
Here are two announcements from the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development:
Park Lane at Sea View Apartments is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 103 affordable housing rental apartments now under construction at 460 Brielle Avenue in the Willowbrook section of Staten Island. This building is being constructed through financing from the City of New York’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
And over in The Bronx:
Westchester Square Apartments is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 39 affordable housing rental apartments now under construction at 2511 Westchester Avenue in the Westchester Square section of the Bronx. This building is being constructed through the Mixed Income Rental Program (MIRP) of the City of New York’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Low Income Affordable Marketplace Program (LAMP) of the New York City Housing Development Corporation.
Here are some more homes in Markham Gardens offered by NYC government:
Markham Gardens HDFC is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 25 two family homes with a three bedroom owner’s unit and a one bedroom rental unit currently being constructed at 35 Markham Drive in the West Brighton section of Staten Island. These homes are being offered through the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) and the City of New York’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). The purchase price of each home is $395,560. See more info in the PDF here.
See also info about 214 rental apartments there as well.
I know I'm a little late to the game on this one, but on the day that Bennigan's went bankrupt and abruptly closed, I went to the one on Michigan Avenue, 150 S. Michigan Ave., and took some shots.
Among the "SORRY WE ARE CLOSED signs was a scrappy indicator of economic life, and proof that our hearts will go on -- a note that read as follows:
Attn Bennigan's Staff
Bar Louie Dearborn
(47 W Polk St)
Is hiring all positions!!
Come on over + see us
God bless us all.
The City of Seattle has some advice for the affected area of a water outage:
Although water service was restored about 10:15 this morning, as a precautionary measure residents in the area are being asked to not use water for drinking or cooking purposes until notified. The area is bounded by: Bennett Street, to the north; 16th Avenue, to the east; 13th Avenue, to the west; and Graham Street, to the south.
Here's a the locations of all of the David Byrne bike racks, along with links to the official image of the rack from the NYC.gov Web site and to the EveryBlock page for each of the locations:
Here's news of a cool program:
Neighborhood Housing Services Community Development Corporation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for StoreWorks-Brooklyn & Bronx, an affordable mixed-use homeownership program sponsored by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Buildings include a 1st floor storefront.
Here's an informative PDF about the process, the properties, and the requirements. Here are the addresses of the properties -- two in Brooklyn and one in The Bronx -- along with some EveryBlock research:
See the PDF for more info on estimated sale prices and estimated minimum income for purchase.