Ingersoll Senior Residences

Ingersoll Senior Residences

Ingersoll Senior Residences

“LGBT older people face a housing crisis. These groundbreaking developments are an important step toward combating that crisis in New York City by providing not only affordable and welcoming housing but also on-site services pioneered through SAGE’s network of LGBT senior centers."


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Occupying the prominent corner of Myrtle Avenue and St. Edwards Street in Fort Greene, Ingersoll Senior Residence is the largest LGBT-welcoming elder housing development in the country.
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Site Diagram
The massing of the building, using brick as a design feature, abuts the existing St. Edwards and St. Michael’s church rectory to the north and steps down from the corner of Myrtle and St. Edwards with three setbacks that provide common outdoor roof terraces.
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The 17-story mixed-use building will consist of 124,000 SF containing 145 apartments and a 6,800 SF SAGE community facility space on the ground floor.
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Site plan
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The facility creates an ideal environment for aging-in-place with a proximity to amenities that promote a healthier lifestyle and encourage intergenerational social interaction. Its location also sets residents within the existing 424,650 SF lot of the existing NYCHA owned Ingersoll campus.
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In Construction
Year
2019
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Client
BFC Partners
Typology
Residential, Residential Affordable, Elderly Housing, Supportive Housing, Sustainability
Size
124,500 SF
Design Team
Jonathan Marvel, Danielle Cerone, Siyuan Ye, Guido Hartray
Consultants
Severud, Rodkin Cardinale, United Spinal, Dot Dash, Joanna Pertz, AKRF, The Façade Group
Rendering Credits
LiFang
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