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MLK Plaza

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869 E. 147th Street, Bronx, NY 10455

167 Affordable Rental Units

March 2019

MLK Plaza is located in the Mot Haven neighborhood of the Bronx, between two stops on the 6-train line: E.143 St – St Mary’s to the south and E. 149th St. to the north. The site is approximately five blocks from St. Mary’s Park. MLK Plaza was made possible through a private application rezoning and complies with Mandatory Inclusionary Housing, in addition to being financed by HPD’s and HDC’s ELLA Program, serving many populations ranging from formerly homeless to moderate-income. The units boast luxury finishes such as granite countertops, cherry wood floors, and stainless-steel appliances, including dishwashers in each unit. The public corridors are filled with windows, allowing ample natural light, and will be finished with interior designer wall coverings, carpet and tile. MLK Plaza achieved LEED Platinum, is a National AIA housing award winner for 2020 Best in Housing, Best in Class Multifamily – 2019 National Brick in Architecture, Bronze Award in Multi-Family for AIA 2019 Tri-State, and 2019 SARA | NY Design Awards Program Winner.