Articles by Vanessa Londono

Rendering of Master Plan for Sunnyside Yard. Courtesy of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism

New Proposal Could Bring 12,000 Affordable Apartments to Sunnyside Yard in Queens

In a master plan created in part by the city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC), 12,000 affordable apartments could be built over Sunnyside Yard in Queens. If it comes to fruitrition, it would be the largest recent development of affordable housing, to the tune of an estimated $14.4 billion. The hefty price includes the deck over the rail yard on which the residential buildings will sit, as well as the streetscape and infrastructure for utilities, a new rail station for commuter trains, multiple schools and libraries, commercial space for offices, manufacturing, and retail, and 60 acres of open space and public parks.

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38 East 11th Street in Flatbush, Brooklyn

Permits Filed for 38 East 11th Street in Flatbush, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 38 East 11th Street in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Caton Avenue and Church Avenue, the interior lot is a short walk west to the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Brooklyn-based Prospect Developers II under the 38 Stratford Holdings LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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788 Fairmount Place in East Tremont, The Bronx

Permits Filed for 788 Fairmount Place in East Tremont, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 788 Fairmount Place in East Tremont, The Bronx. Located between Prospect Avenue and Marmion Avenue, the through lot is a few blocks west of the West Farms Square-East Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. H Holding Group under the 788 Fairmount Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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