Permits Filed for 540 Degraw Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn

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Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 540 Degraw Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Spanning the length of Nevins Street between Degraw Street and Sackett Street, the lot also addressed as 537 Sackett Street. The site is walking distance from the Union Street subway station, serviced by the R train. The Vorea Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.

The proposed 146-foot-tall development will yield 244,882 square feet, with 230,953 square feet designated for residential space and 13,929 square feet of commercial space for retail and office use. The building will have 268 residences, most likely rentals based on the average unit scope of 861 square feet. The concrete-based structure will also have 45 enclosed parking spaces.

Handel Architects is listed as the architect of record.

Demolition permits were filed in August for the two-story industrial structure on the site. An estimated completion date has not been announced.

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