More than 130 hotel units are coming to East New York according to new construction permits recently filed by hotel developer Nehalkumar Gandhi. Located between Fulton Avenue and Atlantic Avenue, the two projects at 51 and 55 Sheffield Avenue will have convenient access to multiple mass transit options. The LIRR East New York station is four blocks away, as is the Atlantic Avenue subway station serviced by the L train.
The new development is also two blocks from the Liberty Avenue subway station on the C line ,and three blocks from the Alabama Avenue station on the J and Z lines. Gandhi, the New Jersey-based developer, has built numerous hotels all over New York City, and this is his third in the East New York neighborhood.
The proposed building at 51 Sheffield Avenue will be 85 feet tall with 63 units across eight stories, totaling 24,268 square feet. The structure at 55 Sheffield Avenue will nine stories at 95 feet tall with 70 units, totaling 26,763 square feet. Both projects will have rear yards of 34 feet and no enclosed parking on the interior lots. Architect Michael Kang will be designing the two hotels.
No demolition permits nor estimated completion dates have been announced as of yet.