Apartment building set for Heath Avenue


Construction is in the foreseeable future for a small plot of land in Kingsbridge Heights.

Stagg Group has proposed a seven-story apartment building at 2724 Heath Ave., not far from where the street meets with West Kingsbridge Road.

A Stagg subsidiary purchased the plot in April for $2.7 million from Beekman Enterprises, which has operated a parking lot on the site.

Stagg plans to create 64 units out of nearly 41,000 square feet of space, according to permits filed with the city’s buildings department, and include 32 parking spaces.


Brust Park wins grant money

Stewards of Brust Park was one of nearly 300 neighborhood groups earning a grant from the Citizens Committee for New York City that will give it access to project planning assistance from the organization, workshops and an equipment loan library.

Each organization received grants of up to $3,000, part of an overall $665,000 available. The groups earning grants are expected to mobilize some 5,000 volunteers citywide, working to improve nearly 150 neighborhoods.

Stewards focus on the park, located on either side of Greystone Avenue near Manhattan College, where volunteers regularly garden, mow, seed, plant, weed, scrape and paint, among other jobs, according to the group’s website.

The Citizens Committee has worked with city volunteer groups since 1975.