Coney Island Commons is a mixed-use complex with 195 affordable housing units and a YMCA. The two residential buildings, seven and eleven stories, have a mix of studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom units for rent to households earning up to 60% AMI. The YMCA includes an aquatic center, a full court gymnasium, fitness and multi-purpose rooms. The project participated in the NYSERDA Multifamily Performance Program and incorporates strategies to conserve energy and promote healthy living including green roofs planted with natural grasses and native wildflowers. The project has been awarded a NYSERDA Energy Star. Coney Island Commons is part of NYC’s Coney Island Strategic plan and is an important component in the renaissance of this fabled neighborhood.