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  • Status: Completed Spring 2013
  • ​Description: 81 low-income units, 5 buildings. Buildings were severely distressed; upon acquisition, 3 of 5 buildings were in HPD's Alternative Enforcement Program
  • Financing: Morgan Stanley, HPD loan, HUD NSP Funds, JP Morgan Chase, 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits
  • Development Partners: Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, Inc. and Monadnock Construction
  • Amenities: Community garden with ongoing programming, green roof and grey water filtration system in partnership with GrowNYC
  • Programs: Kelly Street GardenKelly Street Initiative in collaboration with The Laundromat Project, and additional programs with Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, Inc. and other local organizations

Before and during construction


916, 920, 924, 928 & 935 Kelly Street, Bronx, NY
After construction

See the transformation at the Kelly Street garden

"Thanks to the garden, the neighborhood is stronger because we’ve become undivided."

- Kelly Street resident

Contact Us
5-14 51st AveLong Island CityNY 11101, USA     |     Phone: 212-682-2025     |
Check out what's happening at Kelly Street Green:

The new Kelly Street Garden is "Double Green", producing fresh food for residents while diverting up to 250,000 gallons of stormwater runoff annually. Between July and September 2014, residents harvested over 345 pounds of fresh vegetables and herbs. Read the press release here.