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NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

1951 Park Avenue Request for Proposals


 1951 Park Avenue Request for Proposals   

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is inviting developers to submit development Proposals for a mixed-use development in East Harlem comprising residential and community facility uses.

This RFP is in accordance with the Mayor’s New Housing Marketplace Plan, which responds to the changing housing needs of New York’s communities by committing to the new construction or rehabilitation of 165,000 housing units by 2013.  The proposed Projects serve the Plan’s critical goals of creating needed housing opportunities, maximizing affordability, making City-owned land available for private residential development, and, in turn, enhancing the City’s community revitalization efforts. 

Interested parties that choose to download the RFP using the link below must register.  Only those registered will receive any updates or additional communications regarding the RFP.  A hard copy of the RFP can be obtained at 100 Gold Street, Room 9G, New York, NY during business hours beginning Monday, September 15, 2008 for a $75 non-refundable fee in the form of a certified check or money order payable to the New York City Department of Finance.  The RFP contains a detailed description of the development program, requirements, guidelines, eligibility requirements, selection process, and submission requirements.

People with disabilities requiring special accommodations either to pick up the RFP or to deliver a complete application should contact the agency contact below so that the necessary arrangements can be made.

A pre-submission conference will be held at HPD, 100 Gold Street, Room 3H-1, New York, NY on Friday, September 26 at 10:00 AM.  Interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend the conference.  All proposals are due by hand no later than 4:00 PM on October 31, 2008.

Click here to download the 1951 Park Avenue RFP (pdf)

Click Here to Download the 1951 Park Avenue RFP Addendum I
Click Here to Download the 1951 Park Avenue RFP Addendum II
Click Here to Download the 1951 Park Avenue RFP Addendum III 
Click Here to Download the Current City Map of 1951 Park Avenue
Click Here to Download a Revised Aerial Map of 1951 Park Avenue
Click here to Download the 1951 Park Avenue Floor Plans


In addition to being included in the RFP, the Proposal Forms which make up Appendix H can be downloaded below. Submission note: Forms D1, D2, and F must be submitted as Excel files on CD, in addition to being submitted in hard copy.

A.  Completeness checklist and applicant’s letter (Word)
B.   Proposal summary 
C.   Development team information and Applicant questionnaire 
D.       1. Development experience and current workload 
          2. Management experience and current workload  
          3. Management Questionnaire (
E.   Assets statement
F.    Financing Proposal
         1. Rental Pro Forma
 Coop and Condo Pro Forma (Excel)  

Communications should be directed to:

Sara Levenson
HPD Office of Development
100 Gold Street, Room 9-G
New York, NY, 10038


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