351 Powers Avenue is located on Powers Avenue between East 141st Street and East 143rd Street in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. The site is an undeveloped City-owned lot totaling approximately 17,400 SF. It sits adjacent to the P.S. 65 and Academic Leadership Charter School shared building and playground to the south, one- and two- family homes to the north, and 5-story multi-family buildings directly to the west.
The site is surrounded by a mix of uses, including low and medium density residential buildings, community facilities and the 34-acres St. Mary’s Park. The site is within a 10-minute walk of several public transportation options, including the Cypress Avenue 6 subway stop, and the Bx 17 bus line which runs north/south on St. Ann’s Avenue and connects to the 2,5, and 6 subway lines. The closest major commercial corridor is a few blocks southwest at East 138th street and St. Ann’s Avenue. The corridor includes a mix of restaurants, grocery stores and other retail.
Public facilities and institutional uses in the surrounding area include P.S. 65 (K-8), and Academic Leadership Charter School (K-5) adjacent to the Site, Neighborhood Charter School (K-3), J. M. Rapport School Career Development (9-12), University Prep Charter Middle School (5-8). The nearest public library is Mott Haven Library located less than a mile from the site. There are several places of worship nearby, including Templo Emmanuel on Cypress Avenue. The nearest post office is located half a mile from the site on East 139th Street and St. Ann’s Avenue.