Demolition of 856 Washington Avenue Approved, Future 14-Story, 26-Unit Building, Prospect Heights

856 Washington Avenue, image via Google Maps856 Washington Avenue, image via Google Maps

In the last days of August, YIMBY reported on applications for a 14-story, 26-unit residential building at 856 Washington Avenue, in Prospect Heights, and now demolition permits have been approved to knock down the former Green Point Savings Bank building, built it 1928. According to DNAinfo, the permits were approved on October 6th, which means demolition preparations are imminent. The condominium project replacing the bank is being designed by Kutnicki Bernstein Architects and developed by Slate Property Group.

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2 Comments on "Demolition of 856 Washington Avenue Approved, Future 14-Story, 26-Unit Building, Prospect Heights"

  1. Sean Robertson | October 13, 2015 at 10:54 am |

    Why tear it down? Looks like a beautiful building – they couldn’t have used it as a base for the new building somehow?

  2. I know it crazy! So much for Landmarks and Preservation in NYC I think that department is dead or paid off by developers

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