330 Himrod Street [Wyckoff Heights]: Developer ASH NYC has plans to salvage and renovate the existing four-story brick structure at 330 Himrod Street, in Bushwick. ASH will also replace adjacent one-story buildings with horizontal expansions of the existing center building; the scope of the project totals 70,000 square feet.
44-18 Purves Street [The Court Square Blog]: The vacant lot of 44-18 – 44-22 Purves Street — owned by “Purves Development LLC” — has seen little activity until recently. The development site was approved for a construction fence back in April, but no other permits have been submitted. Construction crews are now “placing rodent abatement on the site,” possibly signaling that work is imminent.
485 Hudson Avenue [Brownstoner]: Demolition of the seven-story, 359,000 square-foot structure at 485 Hudson Avenue, in Fort Greene, is almost finished. Forest City is keeping plans for an apartment building under the radar; new building permits have yet to be filed.
37-10 Crescent Street [Commercial Observer]: Ranger Properties has partnered with Sagamore Crescent LLC to purchase a one-story, 18,000 square-foot warehouse for $6.5 million. Located at 37-10 Crescent Street in Astoria, “the buyer plans to build a residential development” which could rise between seven and nine floors.
2 Fillmore Place [Curbed]: Martin Finio — of Christoff : Finio Architecture — has proposed “a three-story preschool with a rooftop play area” for the vacant lot of 2 Fillmore Place, in Williamsburg. The 77-student school would be clad in “primarily glass and Douglas Fir wood, with a brick exterior over the stairwell.”
55-27 Myrtle Avenue [Curbed]: Bushburg Properties has received approval for their residential conversion and vertical expansion of Ridgewood Theater, at 55-27 Myrtle Avenue, in Ridgewood. Once complete, the building will house 50 units and span five floors, including a 13,648 square-foot commercial component; Nataliya Donskoy is designing.
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