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2702 West 15th Street

Three-Story Manufacturing Building Planned for 2702 West 15th Street, Coney Island

SO Development Enterprises has filed applications for a three-story, 53-foot-tall manufacturing warehouse at the vacant parcel 2702 West 15th Street, on Coney Island near the Coney Island Creek. The building will measure 23,810 square feet, and Walter Marin of Marin Architects PC is designing. Filings were also submitted in January, but the latest plans have increased the scope of the project by 4,700 square feet.


2208 Boller Avenue

Baptist Church Coming To 2208 Boller Avenue, Co-Op City

Co-Op City Baptist Church has filed applications for a three-story, nearly 17,500 square-foot religious building — fit with a sanctuary, office and class rooms, and a paster’s suite — at the bottom of Co-Op City in Baychester. The project is located at the vacant parcel at 2208 Boller Avenue, and Guy P. Romain is designing.


13-16 128th Street

Two-Family Building Projects Making Slow Resurgence in Eastern Queens

Although two-family housing projects have basically dropped off the map since the financial crisis of 2008, small-scale residential development is slowly becoming feasible again. Although these are typically in-fill projects on formerly vacant lots, the burgeoning demand for residential is slowly paving the way for these little developments in eastern Queens.


221 West 17th Street

10-Story Condominium Project Partially Revealed At 221 West 17th Street, Chelsea

A glimpse of Delshah Capital’s planned 10-story, 14-condo-unit luxury residential building at 221 West 17th Street, in southern Chelsea, is now available. The project will expand the existing six-story commercial building by four stories and the new building will measure about 40,000 square feet, including the retail at street level. Dubbed “The Dorian”, occupancy is expected by late 2016, and Neal Beckstedt Studio is designing interiors.




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Revealed: 557 Hart Street, Bushwick

The once beautiful residential blocks just north of Bushwick Avenue lost plenty of apartments during the arson-scarred ’60s and ’70s, but new infill projects like this one at 557 Hart Street are quickly transforming the neighborhood.

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71 White Street

Seven-Story Hotel Planned for 71 White Street, East Williamsburg

All Year Management has filed applications for a seven-story, 112-key hotel spanning 69-85 White Street, in East Williamsburg. The building will technically be an expansion of the existing single-story warehouse, and the project will measure 79,365 square feet. ODA Architecture is designing, and the developer acquired the warehouse for $9.4 million late last year.