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All photographs of La Central via Julienne Schaer All photographs of La Central via Julienne Schaer
Less than two years after work began on La Central, the second and third buildings of the five-building project topped out construction. The two buildings are located at 556 and 600 Bergen Avenue and known as Buildings A and B. Representatives from the development team of The Hudson Companies, BRP Companies, ELH-TKC LLC, Breaking Ground, and Comunilife were on hand to mark the occasion.

Buildings A and B will contain 496 affordable housing units, a state-of-the-art 50,000-square-foot YMCA, a television studio for BronxNet, a 9,000-square-foot rooftop garden operated by Grow NYC, and ground-floor retail along Westchester Avenue.
La-Central-02 Building detail
Like all buildings in the complex, Buildings A and B are designed by FXCollaborative in partnership with MHG Architect. They will also integrate the same sustainable features as other buildings in the complex, such as a tight building envelope, solar panels, and green roofs that include the aforementioned garden. There will be low-flow fixtures and water-efficient appliances in every apartment. Completion of this phase is expected to wrap up in July 2020.

“La Central is a transformative project, developed to serve as a resource and destination for the community” – Meredith Marshall, BRP Companies

La-Central-03 Rendering via FXCollaborative
The topping out comes as the first phase of La Central, a nine-story supportive/affordable building, prepares to open next month. Co-developers Breaking Ground and Comunilife set aside a percentage of units for formerly homeless individuals with special needs, and the city held an affordable lottery for the remaining units.
Buildings A and B are a key part of the 1.1 million-square-foot master plan for La Central. The five-building development will ultimately include 992 units of affordable housing, 80,000 square feet of community space, 25,000 square feet of retail space, a skate park, and public green space developed by Future Green Studio. Completion is estimated for 2023.
La-Central-04 Construction of both buildings

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