Las Raices / NCP East Harlem Cluster

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), on behalf of Las Raices East Harlem LLC, is requesting the disposition of City-owned property to facilitate the development of new affordable housing in the East Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, Community District 11.

The Proposed Actions would facilitate the construction of four new buildings containing affordable housing in the East Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. The Proposed Actions would facilitate the development of six City-owned tax lots grouped into four separate Development Sites:

  • Development Site A is located at 303 East 102nd Street (Block 1674, Lot 104), on East 102nd Street midblock between 1st Avenue to the east and 2nd Avenue to the west. Development Site A is vacant and measures approximately 1,898 square feet (sf) in lot area. The Proposed Actions would facilitate the new construction of an approximately 8,975 GSF mixed-use building that would include approximately 6 dwelling units and 2,497 GSF of commercial space. The proposed building would be approximately 5 stories. Development Site A would be redeveloped pursuant to the existing C1-5/R8A zoning district.
  • Development Site B is located at 338 East 117th Street (Block 1688, Lot 34), on East 117th Street midblock between 1st Avenue to the east and 2nd Avenue to the west. Development Site B is currently vacant and measures approximately 2,523 GSF in lot area. The Proposed Actions would facilitate the new construction of an approximately 8,316 GSF affordable residential building that would include approximately 7 dwelling units. The proposed building would be approximately 5 stories. Development Site 2 would be redeveloped pursuant to the existing R7B zoning district.
  • Development Site C is located at 505-507 East 118th Street (Block 1815, Lots 5 & 6), on East 118th Street midblock between Pleasant Avenue and a cul-de-sac where the street terminates. Development Site C is currently vacant and measures approximately 4,827 GSF in lot area. The Proposed Actions would facilitate the new construction of an approximately 17,505 GSF residential building that would include approximately 18 dwelling units. Development Site C would be redeveloped pursuant to the existing R7B zoning district.
  • Development Site D is located at 1761 Park Avenue (Block 1771, Lots 1 and 2), on Park Avenue, on the corner between East 123rd Street to the north and East 122nd Street to the south. Development Site D is currently vacant and measures approximately 4,852 GSF in lot area. The Proposed Actions would facilitate the new construction of an approximately 55,623 GSF mixed-use building that would include approximately 52 dwelling units and approximately 8,604 GSF of commercial retail space. Development Site D would be redeveloped pursuant to the existing M1- 2/R8 (EHC) zoning district.

Documentation

Public Scoping Hearing Notice – March 31, 2021

Copies of the Environmental Assessment Statement, Positive Declaration, and Draft Scope of Work are available for download at HPD’s environmental review webpage

Application materials


Presentations

April 14, 2021