1212 Martin Luther King, Jr. Apartments
Design Architect: SLCE Architects
Executive Architect: SLCE Architects
Completion Date: 2006
Building Area: 51,000 sf
Type: Affordable housing
1212 MLK Apartments, located in the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx, provides affordable rental housing for working families, homeless families, and adults with developmental disabilities. This six story supportive housing building is the first multifamily high-rise building in the country to qualify for the Environmental protection Agency's Energy Star label. High-performance energy-efficient specifications were used for all building systems and fixtures and green building products were used extensively.