Sendero Verde B is the first phase of a transformative, nearly full-block development that will be developed over two phases. Once both phases are complete, Sendero Verde will include nearly 700 units of permanently affordable housing in East Harlem.
Sendero Verde B, which is expected to start construction in mid-2019, will create 360 units of affordable housing for households ranging from very low to moderate income, as well as the formerly homeless. Offering expansive community serving spaces, Sendero Verde B will also provide approximately 12,000 square feet for a Union Settlement Association community center for seniors and youth, 50,000 SF for a school facility, a publicly accessible elevated courtyard with a variety of active and passive recreation spaces, and over 11,500 SF of Greenthumb Community Gardens to be conveyed to the City of New York upon completion.
Certified to Passive House standards, the residential environment at Sendero Verde will offer healthy indoor air quality, superior thermal comfort, and high levels of energy efficiency, consuming only a small fraction of the energy used by conventional buildings to heat, cool and ventilate. Once built, the combined phases of Sendero Verde will be the largest multifamily residential Passive House in the United States.
Sendero Verde (phase two) is the winner of the 2019 Buildings of Excellence Awards in the Late Design Category.
Sendero Verde A (phase two) is the winner of the 2019 Unbuilt — Green Building Award
Once completed, the Harlem development will be the largest fully affordable passive-house building in the world.Read More
Sendero Verde is highlighted as an example of Passive House principles being successfully applied to a large scale project.Read More
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Construction is expected to start in the coming weeks on 360 units of affordable housing, a school, social service and public open spaces as part of what’s expected to be largest passive house project in the country.Read More