Permits have been filed for two four-story residential buildings at 502-504 Chester Street in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between Lott Avenue and Newport Street, the adjacent lots are two blocks south of the Rockaway Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. Chaim Sobel under the Urbyn Chester LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The proposed 42-foot-tall developments will each yield six residences. 502 Chester Street will comprise 5,190 square feet, with 4,574 square feet designated for residential space, averaging 762 square feet a unit. 504 Chester Street will comprise 5,150 square feet, with 4,535 square feet of residential space, at an average of 755 square feet per unit. Based on these measurements, the units will most likely be rentals. The steel-based structures will also have a 25-foot-long rear yards.
Jose Lockhart of Tecnico Engineering is listed as the architect of record.
Demolition permits will likely not be needed as the site is vacant. An estimated completion date has not been announced.