1212 Martin Luther King, Jr. Apartments

Bronx, NY

Design Architect: SLCE Architects

Executive Architect: SLCE Architects

Completion Date: 2006

Units: 54

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.