Permits have been filed for a five-story apartment building at 553 Lafayette Avenue, in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located on an interior lot between Bedford Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, the site is steps away from the G train at the Bedford-Nostrand Avenues subway station. One block east is the Herbert Von King Park and the Hattie Carthan Community Garden. Noam Amos of AUM Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
Permits have been filed for a 12-story new construction development with supportive housing at 972 Washington Avenue in Morrisania, The Bronx. Located between East 163rd and East 164th Streets, the interior site is about four blocks east of the Melrose Station on the Metro North. Less than a mile east from the venture is the Intervale Avenue subway statio,n serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Jacob Barak of Postgraduate Center for Mental Health is listed as the owner, and his organization provides mental healthcare services in New York City, with 16 buildings in their real estate portfolio.
Permits are up for a ten-story residential building at 1771 Weeks Avenue, in Mount Hope, The Bronx. The site is two blocks away from the 174-175th street subway station, serviced by the D train. Stephen De Vardo, operating under an LLC, is responsible for the filings. Back in 2015, Lorenzo De Vardo filed for a ten-story, 18-unit development with a square footage of 19,512 square feet on the same lot.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 108-15 72nd Avenue in Forest Hills, Queens. Located between Austin Street and major thoroughfare Queens Boulevard, the interior site is close to various transit options. The LIRR Forest Hills train station is two blocks away, and the Forest Hills subway station is another block out, serviced by the E, F, M, and R trains. Xi Zhao of CH Crescent Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 70-foot tall apartment building at 435 Tompkins Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Tompkins Avenue and Halsey Street, the lot is diagonally opposite from Potomac Playground. The Kingston-Throop Avenues subway station, serviced by the A and C trains, is three blocks away. Benjamin Pinover of Dragonfly Design Build is listed as the owner behind the applications.