MAP News | December 20, 2019

Quality Affordable Housing: St. Augustine Terrace

 

Ever since our inception, MAP has had a deep commitment to high quality affordable housing; housing that’s beautiful, safe, healthy and empowering. The connection between mission and architecture is fundamental to our work and on full display at our St. Augustine Terrace. Built on the site of the former St. Augustine’s Church in the Bronx, this LEED Gold 112-unit building is a mix of supportive and affordable housing. One of the project goals was a new neighborhood icon, a worthy successor to the structure it replaced. Inspired by the notion that a house of worship is a beacon of light in its community, the design for this building manifests that idea through large, fully glazed elevator lobbies which offer spectacular views by day and become a glowing tower at night – a literal beacon of light.