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231 East 123rd Street

Six-Story, 11-Unit Residential Building To Replace Townhouse At 231 East 123rd Street, East Harlem

Big Brooklyn Rehab Inc. has filed applications for a six-story, 11-unit residential building at 231 East 123rd Street, in East Harlem, four blocks from the 125th Street stop on the 4, 5 and 6 trains. The building will measure 8,670 square feet, which means units will average 790 square feet — probably rentals. Woody Chen’s Infocus Design & Planning is the applicant of record, and the existing three-story, three-family townhouse must first be demolished.


4016 7th Avenue

Six-Story, 10-Unit Mixed-Use Project Planned At 4016 7th Avenue, Sunset Park

Ritz Realty NY Corp. has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 4016 7th Avenue, in northern Sunset Park, three blocks from the D train’s 9th Avenue stop. The building will total 9,330 square feet, and will include 1,140 square feet of community facility space on the ground and cellar levels. Beginning on the second floor, residential units will average 820 square feet. Jung Wor Chin is the architect of record, and the existing two-story, two-unit townhouse must first be demolished.


150-30 12th Avenue

Three-Story, Four-Unit Mixed-Use Building Filed At 150-30 12th Avenue, Whitestone

Property owner Andy Ho, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a three-story, four-unit mixed-use building at the vacant lot of 150-30 12th Avenue, in northern Whitestone. The building will measure a total 8,490 square feet, which includes 4,100 square feet of retail/office space on the ground and cellar levels, and an 1,225 square-foot school on the second level. The four residential units will average 792 square feet, and Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio is the applicant of record.


112 Bowery

Four-Story Property At 112 Bowery Getting Full Commercial Conversion, Chinatown

An anonymous LLC’s four-story townhouse at 112 Bowery, in Chinatown, is now receiving a small expansion to 7,300 square feet, according to Bowery Boogie. The building is being converted into an entirely commercial property, with retail space on the ground floor and office/storage space on the upper levels. Zhu Heng Zheng’s Interamericana Engineering is the applicant of record, and completion is likely by 2016.


32-35 Linden Place

Seven-Story, 49-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming To 32-35 Linden Place, Flushing

Last year, YIMBY reported on filings for a 48-unit mixed-use development — broken up into eight small buildings — at 32-35 Linden Place, in downtown Flushing, but now the developers, Latimer & Linden Management Corp., have filed for a single structure. A seven-story, 49-unit building is now planned, and 11,187 square feet of heath care facilities will take up the ground and second floors. The residential units, averaging 672 square feet each, will take up floors three through seven. Peter Casini is the new architect of record. The site’s single-story predecessor was demolished in 2008.


209-225 East 19th Street

Cabrini Medical Center Redevelopment Lands $345.5 Million Loan, Gramercy

In March, YIMBY revealed renderings of the four-building, 223-unit condominium redevelopment of Cabrini Medical Center, in Gramercy. Now, developers Chetrit Group and Clipper Equity have closed on a $345.5 million loan for the project, according to Commercial Observer. Dubbed Gramercy Square, three medical buildings will be converted, and a fourth building will be constructed ground-up. Also planned is a 25,000 square-foot court yard, designed by M. Paul Friedberg and Partners; Woods Bagot is the project’s design architect. Completion is expected in 2016.




62-68 Somers Street, image via Google Maps

24 Market-Rate Units Planned Near Broadway Junction in Ocean Hill: 62-68 Somers Street

As the clock ticks down to the start of the city’s East New York rezoning process in the fall, YIMBY has noticed an uptick in market-rate filings on the soon-to-be-valuable real estate around Broadway Junction. And now plans are in the works for three small apartment buildings at 62-68 Somers Street, just beyond the western patch of Ocean Hill that’s about to be rezoned.

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