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Mount Vernon Officials Break Ground On Workforce Housing

Mount Vernon officials gathered to break ground for a large-scale workforce housing development at 203 Gramatan Ave. Photo Credit: Contributed
A rendering for the housing development. Photo Credit: Contributed

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The city of Mount Vernon, Peter Fine of Atlantic Development Group LLC and Kenwood Equities LLC broke ground at the future site of a large-scale workforce housing development at 203 Gramatan Ave. on Friday.

The project will not only provide much-needed workforce housing for the area but will also serve as the catalyst for the redevelopment of downtown Mount Vernon.

At the ground-breaking event were: Darryl C. Towns, commissioner and CEO, NYS Homes and Community Renewal; Peter Fine, Atlantic Development Group LLC; Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson; Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow; Sen. Jeff Klein; Kenneth J. Knuckles, Kenwood Equities LLC; Mount Vernon Buildings Commissioner Mark Warren; Mayor Ernest D. Davis; City Council member J. Yuhanna Edwards; architect David E. Gross, AIA, GF55 Partners; James Coleman, executive director, Westchester County Industrial Development Agency; Jaime Martinez, acting commissioner, Mount Vernon Department of Planning and Community Development; Dwayne Brown, president, Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce.

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