Vacant lots are quickly becoming a thing of the past in Bushwick, as investors eye properties on blocks that were once pockmarked by the riots. Today YIMBY has a rendering for a small two-building development headed to 79-81 Stanhope Street, between Central and Evergreen Avenues.
The pair of four-story structures will hold eight units apiece. Those 16 apartments will be divided across just over 10,000 square feet of residential space, and average units will weigh in at a small, rental-sized 660 square feet. Each floor will have two units, and both buildings will have shared roof decks.
Beam Group designed the building, and their partner company BMG Design Build applied for the permits.
The architects tell us construction is moving along, and a few stories of steel structure have risen at the site. Plans were first filed back in 2014, but the Department of Buildings didn’t greenlight work work permits until May of this year.
Leo Kaufman, who lists a business address at 199 Lee Avenue in South Williamsburg, is the developer.
81 Stanhope was once home to a little brick house, which met the wrecking ball in 2014. Kaufman’s LLC picked up the house for $1,475,000 that year.
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