Cosmopolitan Houses

New York ● Cosmopolitan Associates, LLC

Completed by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in 1924 as affordable housing,these two complexes contain a total of 40 buildings with 60 apartments each.

Ownership seeks to improve curb appeal by upgrading entrances, common spaces, courtyards and gardens while stripping out obsolete and ad hoc accretions. New energy-efficient lighting, security improvements, recycling areas, and bicycle storage are proposed, along with amenity space and new retail capacity to serve the community.