Webster Green is a new mixed-use affordable and supportive housing development in the Bronx which addresses program and housing needs of The Dow Fund. Located on a grayfield site, this new 77,000 sf development consists of 82 units in a range of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. On the ground floor are several administrative and program management offices for The Doe Fund as well as a large community space facing onto Webster Avenue, and the laundry room. On the ground floor, an interior landscaped courtyard includes native plants and shrubs, seating areas, a playground and a series of urban gardens and will be accessible to residents, and program staff.
The building includes sustainable initiatives as indicated in its name, including a large non-accessible green roof on the 7th Floor setback with a rainwater harvesting system, a photovoltaic system at the top roof, low-E thermally broken Energy Star windows, and low VOC paints, primers and caulks and water-saver faucets and showerheads.
The building meets the requirements for NYSERDA Multi-Family Building Performance Program for New Construction, fulfills Energy Star guidelines and meets LEED for Homes Mid-Rise standards under the U.S. Green Building Council.