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470 Dean Street

Foundation Work Underway on Eight-Story, 63-Unit Mixed-Use Project at 470 Dean Street, Prospect Heights

Foundation work is underway on the eight-story, 63-unit mixed-use building under development at 470 Dean Street, located on the corner of Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights. Progress can be seen thanks to a photo posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project will measure 101,831 square feet and rise 80 feet to it roof, not including bulkhead elements.


461 Dean Street. all photos by Max Touhey

Touring the World’s Tallest Modular Building at 461 Dean Street in Pacific Park

After four years of delayed construction, financial missteps, and lawsuits, Forest City Ratner and Greenland U.S.A. are finally welcoming tenants into 461 Dean Street, currently the tallest skyscraper in the world constructed with modular units. The 32-story tower on the edge of Prospect Heights and Park Slope offers sweeping views of brownstone Brooklyn, but its lengthy construction saga highlights the myriad issues facing developers who want to build with modular construction.

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16 Underhill Avenue

Four-Story, Four-Unit Residential Project Planned At 16 Underhill Avenue, Prospect Heights

Brooklyn-based Infinity Properties has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building at 16 Underhill Avenue, in Prospect Heights. The project will measure 5,513 square feet and its residential units should average 1,207 square feet apiece. The full-floor apartments will likely be condominiums. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 30-foot-wide, 2,427-square-foot property is vacant. The Clinton-Washington Avenues stop on the C train is two blocks away.


856 Pacific Street

Diocese of Brooklyn Plans Four-Story, 47,700-Square-Foot Office Building at 856 Pacific Street, Prospect Heights

The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, located at 856 Pacific Street in Prospect Heights, has filed applications for a four-story, 47,722-square-foot office building directly to its east, DNAinfo reported. The new building will contain 23,021 square feet of community facility space and will likely be occupied by the Diocese of Brooklyn. The ground floor will contain a lobby, a parking garage, a screening room, followed by office space on the second through fourth floors. An outdoor terrace will be located on the ground floor. Midtown South-based PBDW Architects is the architect of record. The site is vacant, with exception of a three-story, 8,133-square-foot rectory building. Demolition permits were recently filed.


496 Prospect Place

Six-Story, Six-Unit Residential Building Planned at 496 Prospect Place, Prospect Heights

Brooklyn-based Level One Holdings has filed applications for a six-story, six-unit residential building at 496 Prospect Place, in Prospect Heights. The structure will measure 9,855 square feet and its residential units should average 1,230 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. There will be one apartment per floor, and private residential storage units will be located in the cellar. Parking is not included, as none is required. Midtown South-based Issac & Stern Architects is the architect of record. The 36-foot-wide, 2,469-square-foot property is currently occupied by a single-story building. Demolition permits haven’t been filed. The site is located six blocks from the Eastern Parkway-Brooklyn Museum stop on the 2 and 3 trains.