The selected proposal mixes 740 units of affordable housing, small businesses and arts organizations, along with a supermarket, a bank and a health and wellness center.
Some in Hunts Point are frustrated with the city’s Economic Development Corp. for lacking transparency in its process of selecting a winning proposal to develop the closed juvenile detention facility on Spofford Ave.
Plans to redevelop the notorious Bridges Juvenile Center, better known as Spofford, are finally moving ahead and organizations from the Bronx and beyond want in on the action.
The city will soon solicit ideas for developing the former juvenile detention center on Spofford Avenue. Community Board 2 wants to be sure local residents are involved in the process from the get-go.