Seven-Story, 45-Unit Residential Building Filed At 242 Newkirk Avenue, Kensington

242 Newkirk AvenuePre-demolition 242 Newkirk Avenue, image via Google Maps

Property owner Solomon Schwimmer has filed applications for a seven-story, 45-unit residential building at 242-248 Newkirk Avenue, in southern Kensington, three blocks from the F train’s stop at 18th Avenue. The building will measure 30,065 square feet, which means units will average just 668 square feet, indicative of rentals. Rego Park-based Diego Aguilera is the architect of record. A majority of the site is vacant, but the two-story house at 248 Newkirk must first be demolished.

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