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Sumner Houses Has Grand Opening in Brooklyn

The Sumner Houses held a Grand opening with Mayor Adams cutting the ribbon with architect Daniel Libeskind and attended by many NYC and NYCHA officials. Photo NYC/Mayor Adams.

Jaeik Song, Associate Partner and Nayan Trivedi, Partner at LERA Consulting Structural Engineers attended the event.

Nayan Trivedi with Mayor Adams

LERA was the structural engineer for the 10-story, 138,418-sf (12,860-sm) senior housing building at Sumner Houses in Brooklyn, coupled with a 7,500-sf (700-sm) community facility, creating 190 affordable housing units in total. The community spaces include classrooms, conference rooms and a large multipurpose room. Residents are afforded exclusive access to additional spaces, including meeting rooms, an exercise room, a winter garden and a social services suite.

Sumner contributes to Housing New York 2.0’s “Seniors First” program, a commitment to build senior housing on NYCHA-owned land. For the duration of the 99-year ground lease, the apartments at Sumner Houses will be affordable to extremely low, very low and low-income individuals earning up to $40,080 per year.

Completion Date 2024

Owner: New York City Housing Authority

Architect: Studio Libeskind


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