Property owner Joseph Molino, doing business as KDC of Staten Island, has filed applications for twin three-story, two-family houses at 18-20 Adams Avenue, in Grant City, located three blocks from the Jefferson Avenue station on the Staten Island Railway. Each will measure 3,970 square feet, with one residential unit on the ground floor and the second located across the second and third floors. Across both houses, the units should average a family-sized 1,546 square feet apiece. Staten Island-based Michael Deruvo & Associates Architects is the architect of record. Demolition permits were filed late last year to remove the site’s existing single-story home.
Steven Ferguson, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit residential building at 131 Devoe Street, in northern Williamsburg, located around the block from the Graham Avenue stop on the L train. The structure will encompass 20,008 square feet, and its residential units should average 996 square feet apiece, which means condominiums are probably in the works. Amenities listed in the Schedule A include a fitness center, a bike storage room, a parking garage on the ground floor, and a roof terrace. Midtown East-based Eisner Design is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide assemblage – spanning 131-133 Devoe Street – is currently occupied by two two-story houses.
Brooklyn-based Zephyr Construction Management has filed applications for a five-story, 16-unit residential building at 364 Harman Street, in Bushwick, located three blocks from the Knickerbocker Avenue stop on the M train. The structure will encompass 15,845 square feet, and its residential units should average 686 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities listed in the Schedule A include an eight-car parking lot behind the building, a bicycle storage room, a lobby with a recreation room, and a rooftop terrace. Greenwich Village-based De-Jan Lu is the architect of record. The 48-foot-wide site is currently occupied by a two-story townhouse. Demolition permits were filed for it in November.
Nissan Cohen, doing business as an anonymous Bronx-based LLC, has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit mixed-use building at 2160 Powell Avenue, in Unionport, located five blocks south of the Castle Hill Avenue stop on the 6 train. The structure, to rise on a triangular plot bound by Powell Avenue and the Cross Bronx Expressway, will measure 4,985 square feet. The first two floors will host 3,197 square feet of commercial-retail space, and the top floor will contain two apartments, averaging 894 square feet apiece. Queens-based Gerald J. Caliendo is the architect of record. The 3,271-square-foot lot is currently vacant.
Randy Franza, doing business as an anonymous Staten Island-based LLC, has filed applications for four three-story, two-family mixed-use buildings at 4065-4077 Victory Boulevard, in Travis-Chelsea, located on Staten Island’s West Shore. Two of the structure will each measure 3,158 square feet, while the other two will each measure a slightly larger 3,821 square feet. Across the entire development, the apartments should average 926 square feet apiece. All of them will also have commercial-retail space on the ground floors. On average, each will feature 1,200 square feet of commercial space. Staten Island-based Joseph M. Morace is the architect of record. The site, on the corner of Parish Avenue, was subdivided in March. A single-story building that once housed a deli must first be demolished.
Back in November of 2015, renderings were revealed of the planned 15-story, 99-unit mixed-use building planned at 42-20 27th Street, in the Queens Plaza section of Long Island City. Now, excavation is ongoing at the site, The Court Square Blog reports. It was previously reported the project would rise 18 stories and contain 195 rental apartments, but filings were never updated to reflect those figures; they still detail a 15-story, 99-unit project. The structure will encompass 141,077 square feet, of which 20,304 square feet will be designated for ground-floor retail. The residential units should average 1,160 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. Amenities listed in the Schedule A include a 573-square-foot bicycle storage room, private residential storage, and an inner courtyard. Rabsky Group is the developer, with ODA New York behind the design. Completion is expected in spring 2018, per on-site signage.