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1030 Revered James A. Polite Avenue

Two Four-Story, 10-Unit Residential Buildings Planned at 1030 Revered James A. Polite Avenue, Longwood

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for two four-story, 10-unit residential buildings at 1030-1032 Revered James A. Polite Avenue, in Longwood. The structures will measure 7,590 square feet and 8,910 square feet, respectively. Across both, the residential units should average 663 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be an outdoor recreational space behind each building. Mohammad R. Badaly’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based Badaly Architects is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide plot is currently occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits were filed earlier this month. The Intervale Avenue stop on the 2 and 5 trains is two blocks away.



2880 Jerome Avenue, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 13 Stories of Supportive Housing at 2865 Creston Avenue in Bedford Park

It’s been a busy few days in the Bronx for the Department of Buildings, and the surge in new building applications across the borough probably has something to do with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new plan to resurrect the 421-a tax break. A non-profit working to end homelessness has filed plans for a 13-story supportive housing project at 2865 Creston Avenue, in the northwestern Bronx neighborhood of Bedford Park.

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21-10 44th Drive

Reveal for Eight-Story, 16-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned at 21-10 44th Drive, Long Island City

A rendering and schematic drawings have been revealed of the eight-story, 16-unit mixed-use building planned at 21-10 44th Drive, in the Court Square section of Long Island City. Excavation work is also underway, according to an update by The Court Square Blog. The latest buildings permits — YIMBY first brought you news of them in March of 2015 — describe a 22,328-square-foot structure. It will have 2,710 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by residential units, averaging 1,018 square feet apiece, on the floors above. The apartments will be accommodated by storage for 11 bikes and a “recreational room” in the cellar. Kora Developers is behind the project and Igor Zaslavskiy’s Brooklyn-based Zproekt is the architect of record. Completion is anticipated in the fall of 2018.


Conceptual plan for Lot "C". Image by DMR Architects.

Request for Proposals Launched for Large Mixed-Use Site in Downtown Hackensack

The Hackensack Department of Building, Housing, and Land Use has launched a request for proposals (RFP) for a mixed-use site at the municipal parking lot known as Lot “C,” in the city’s downtown. The site is bound by Midtown Bridge Street, Midtown Place, and Salem Street Extension. Plans for the site were approved in 2014, NorthJersey.com reported. The project must include between 240 and 440 residential units, and the apartments must measure greater than 500 square feet apiece. The development can rise as high as 14 stories, contain a maximum of 25,000 square feet of retail, and another 25,000 square feet of commercial space for a hotel or offices. A parking garage is also required and the number of spaces depends on the project’s exact composition. Conceptual designs have been created by DMR Architects. Proposals are due on November 18. Hackensack is the county seat of Bergen County, the most populous in the state.

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