Permits have been filed for an 11-story commercial building at 167 Plymouth Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Jay Street and Plymouth Street, the corner lot is also address as 29 Jay Street. Three blocks north is the Jay Street subway station, serviced by the F train. Edward J. Minskoff Equities under the Jay Street Office LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 643 Classon Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Dean Street and Classon Avenue, the corner lot is four blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Harry Einhorn under the 643 Classon LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story non-profit institution with sleeping accommodations at 1816 Washington Avenue in Tremont, The Bronx. Located between East 175th Street and East 176th Street, the interior lot is closest to the Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Eric Koch of Practice of Peace Foundation Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The New York Appellate Court ruled in favor of a group of developers, including JDS Development Group, CIM Group, L+M Development Partners, and Starrett Corporation, to build four more towers along the Two Bridges waterfront on the Lower East Side. One Manhattan Square, a similarly-scoped neighbor, was completed in early 2019, and stands alone as the rest of development came to a halt despite approvals from the City Planning Commission in 2016. Yesterday, the ruling found the buildings described in the applications did not conflict with applicable zoning requirements, with all four Judges siding against Manhattan Borough president Gale A. Brewer and the New York City Council, which challenged the approval in 2018, arguing that the new construction required special permits and had to go through the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 3081 Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Located between Brown Street and Batchelder Street, the lot is closest to the Sheepshead Bay subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Abie Barakat under the 3081 Emmons Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.