El Jardin de Selene

Project Type
Mixed-Use Rental

Unit Count
124 (Studios to 3-Bedrooms)

Commercial SF

Commercial Uses
Medical Offices

Project Cost
$30 million

El Jardin de Selene is an 80-unit mixed-use affordable housing development located on the corner of Melrose Avenue and East 158th Street n the Melrose Commons area of the Bronx, NY. The 12-story building, one of the tallest in the neighborhood, serves as a reminder of the rich architectural heritage of the Bronx with art deco design elements incorporated into the design.
The development provides rental units in an array of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. Residents have access to over 2,000 square feet of community space, including a laundry room and an outdoor courtyard at the second level. The building also includes 6,000 square feet of commercial space and over 12,000 square feet of structured parking.

Sustainable elements are also incorporated into the design of the project. El Jardin se Selene was designed to achieve a LEED Gold rating from the US Green Buildings Council, EnergyStar certification, and Green Communities certification from the Enterprise Foundation.