Meltzer/Mandl Architects, P.C.

Meltzer/Mandl Architects, P.C.

Brooklyn, NY


2130 Crotona

  • Client: Atlantic Development Group LLC
  • Size: 73,000 GSF
  • Cost: $7,500,000
  • Status: Completed 1999
  • Issues: Quality Housing

Featuring a turret-like structure at its apex, enclosing a building core that allows natural light into the public corridor space, this whimsical project was among a group designed to address a growing need for affordable rental housing. A unique assemblage of materials breaks up the mass of the 9-story street walls. A landscaped courtyard and community room at street level are among features of the 86-unit building. Developers financed project with private equity and the NYC HPD 421-A Certificate Program.

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Status: Built
Location: Bronx, NY, US
Firm Role: Architect