185-193 Avenue B185-193 Avenue B, image by EV Grieve

193 Avenue B [EV Grieve]: Construction is moving ahead at 185-193 Avenue B in the East Village, where a “seven-story mixed-used residential building with 41 units” is being constructed. Foundation work has been completed, with concrete and rebar now rising.

340 Flatbush Avenue Extension [NY Daily News]: JDS Development, in partnership with the Chetrit Group, has purchased 340-366 Flatbush Ave Extension in Downtown Brooklyn for $43.5 million. The developers have already stated that they have “plans to raze it to make way for a new condo or rental building.” The site can accommodate a 174,000 square foot building.

150 East 23rd Street [The Real Deal]: Bill Cheng has filed permits “to demolish three adjacent commercial properties at 150-154 East 23rd Street in Gramercy Park. Cheng has plans to build a 47-unit, 20-story condominium building with ground-floor retail; ODA Architecture is designing, and demolition should be imminent.

Fulton Center [Tribeca Citizen]: The Fulton Center, on the southeast corner of Fulton and Broadway in the Financial District, has partially opened its doors, and the final touches are now being completed. The station is “scheduled to open June 26th,” and the shops and restaurants will be ready a few months later.

49 Spencer Street [Brownstoner]: Bedford-Stuyvesant has received yet another building application, this time calling for a “ten-story commercial building with several floors of medical treatment facilities.” At 49 Spencer Street, the building will be 128 feet tall, replacing a one-story warehouse. Demolition should be rather quick, and the architect of record is Charles Mallea.

313 St. Marks Avenue [Brownstoner]: S3 Architecture has designed a four-story, 76-unit rental building at 313 St. Marks Avenue in Prospect Heights. The design is benign, with the façade made up of “blocks of concrete or some other material with fine lines and a speckled texture.” Currently, the site is being excavated, and verticality should be imminent.

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