37 HILLSIDE AVE, NEW YORK, NY
A 2-phase senior supportive housing project in Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan developed by RiseBoro and Coconut Properties. Phase I is a 112,000 SF 9-storey building comprising of 156 studio and 1-bedroom apartments, as well as community engagement spaces. In addition, the ground floor will be a new 9,000 SF home to Rocky Mountain Baptist Church.
Founded in 1973, RiseBoro Community Partnership is a non-profit organization based in Bushwick, Brooklyn that offers housing and family services. RiseBoro has been responsible for the development of over 3,000 units of affordable housing, ranging from single-family homes to scattered site rehabs to large mixed use developments. Through various home ownership programs, RiseBoro has been responsible for the sponsorship and marketing of over 1,200 units to first-time home buyers. Currently, RiseBoro manages over 1,800 affordable units that provide permanent housing for low to moderate-income families, senior citizens, and a host of special needs populations including formerly homeless families, veterans, physically disabled, and victims of domestic violence.
37 Hillside Avenue is being designed to meet US Passive House Institute standards for energy efficiency. Passive House standard emphasizes air-tight, continuously insulated building envelope without thermal bridges, high performance windows and balanced heat and moisture recovery ventilation. Passive House buildings are expected to consume 75-90% less energy than traditional buildings.
The building is cooled and heated with a variable-refrigerant flow heat recovery system. Packaged rooftop energy recovery ventilators supply filtered and conditioned fresh air directly into each apartment and exhaust from kitchens and bathrooms in a continuous ventilation cycle. Hot water for domestic use is generated by high efficiency gas-fired water heaters.
SCOPE OF SERVICES full MEP design, and construction administration services, energy modeling and sustainability consulting services, commissioning
37 Hillside Avenue, New York
Architecture In Formation
ARCHITECT OF RECORD
Phase I: 111,000 SF
Phase II: 154,440 SF
HVAC, sprinkler, plumbing and electrical power, fire alarm design and construction administration