2023 Merit Award

Community Impact

Bronx Point

The Bronx, NY

Landscape Architect:

Marvel

Project Team:

Design Team:
Abel Bainnson Butz, LLP (Landscape Architect of Record)
Langan (Marine and Civil Engineers)
S9 Architecture (Architecture)
Fisher Marantz Stone (Lighting Designer)
Cosentini Associates (MEP Engineers)

Clients:
Type A Projects
L+M Development Partners
NYC Parks
New York City Economic Development Corporation

Photo Credit(s):

Marvel, S9 Architecture, Bronx Point Owners, LLC

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About the Project:

Bronx Point is a new community-oriented public space that seeks to reconnect people to the Harlem River waterfront. The project will create an esplanade and park along the river in conjunction with a mixed-use and affordable housing building that will house the Universal Hip-Hop Museum. Bronx Point expands public parkland and creates a flexible plaza space at Exterior Street that will serve as a gateway to reconnect with the surrounding neighborhoods. Season programming and activities will include a nature-themed playground, a water get-down for educational opportunities, a Billion Oyster Project reef, adult fitness, among other amenities.

Bronx Point is the first affordable housing project to be verified through the national Waterfront Alliance’s WEDG standard.

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