Bphn Senior Residence

Church Design Architect: Rodney Leon Architect PLLC

Church Executive Architect: Heritage Architects

Project Management: Rodney Leon Architect PLLC

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Client: Evangelical Crusade Christian Church

Completion: 2021

Rodney Leon Architect PLLC provided Master Planning, Development and Architectural Design Services for this faith based affordable housing development. The project includes the construction of 89 units of low-income, tax-credit, rental units for seniors earning less than 50% of the Area Median Income. The development partnership was initiated through the efforts of Rodney Leon and the Evangelical Crusade Christian Church in Brooklyn. This project is located at 1488 New York Ave, within the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, Community Board District 17 (CB17). The site is a corner property at the intersection of Farragut Road and New York Ave. The Bishop Philius and Helene Nicolas Senior Residence will consist of studio units and one super’s unit. Project amenities include a community room and common area space for residents, laundry facilities, on-site social services, and on-site management. In addition, a 10,000-sf community service facility is located on the first floor. This space is to house a medical office suite and supportive senior services.