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146-51 Beech Avenue

Two-Family Building Planned for 146-51 Beech Avenue in Flushing

The property owner of 146-51 Beech Avenue, in the western half of East Flushing, has filed applications for a two-story, two-unit residential building measuring 1,950 square feet. Yu Lei Pan, of G. Plan Design & Consulting Inc., is the architect of record, and that portion of the lot is currently vacant.




42 Maspeth Avenue

Six-Story Condo Project To Debut This Spring at 42 Maspeth Avenue

Per Curbed, the six-story, 53-unit condominium building at 42 Maspeth Avenue — dubbed Forty2East — in East Williamsburg, is to launch sales this summer. The Bondee Group, the developer, is currently putting the finishing touches on the new building, and Christopher Papa Architects is designing; the interiors are being designed by Durukan Design.






127 27th Avenue

Four-Story, Five-Unit Building Filed at 127 27th Avenue in Gravesend

The property owner, doing business as 123 Park LLC, of 127 27th Avenue, in western Gravesend, has filed applications for a four-story, five-unit residential building measuring 4,520 square feet. Steven Schneider, of Schneider Associates, is designing, and the dilapidated two-story structure recently passed pre-demolition inspection.


18-23 25th Road

Two-Family Building Planned for 18-23 25th Road in Astoria

The property owner of 18-23 25th Road, in western Astoria, has filed applications for a two-story, two-family residential building measuring 2,050 square feet. Malliaros Stravos is designing, and an existing two-story abode receded from the street must first be removed.






Brooklyn Skyline/Tectonic

Construction Update: Round One of the Downtown Brooklyn Boom Begins to Wrap Up

The changes occurring in Downtown Brooklyn are among the largest in any neighborhood in New York City, and the latest photos by Tectonic show the first two CityPoint towers topping out, and the Avalon Willoughby Square reaching for its final floors. With both projects nearing completion, the focus of construction in the neighborhood will soon shift to the southeast for an even more impressive round two.

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629 grand street williamsburg rendering

Revealed: 629 Grand Street, Condo Conversion and Expansion in Williamsburg

Two weeks ago, YIMBY revealed this design for an expansion at 555 Grand Street in Williamsburg, and now we have the rendering for another addition down the block, at 629 Grand Street between Leonard Street and Manhattan Avenue. Plans were filed last year to expand the four-story, mixed-use building to five stories and add four apartments to its existing three units.

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