, the firm behind Pierhouse and 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, are bringing their flair for thoughtful, environmentally friendly design to the Bronx with the . Measuring 50,000 square feet, the new location will feature three pavilions connected by a glass corridor that allows views onto landscaped courtyards. Marvel plans to include two swimming pools, a wellness center, a 7,200-square-foot dividable gymnasium, and several multipurpose and community rooms in the final design. The firm has employed passive and active sustainability techniques to earn a LEED v4 Gold rating.
As a part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s initiative, Marvel’s intent is to design a multifunctional space that will bring together the youth and families that live in northeast Bronx. Construction will begin in fall of 2018 and is slated for completion in 2020.