Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 740 Brook Avenue, in Melrose, The Bronx. Located between East 156th and East 157th Streets, the corner site is one block east of the neighborhood’s main thoroughfare, Third Avenue. Less than a half mile east is the Jackson Avenue subway station serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications. In August of 2018, a proposed remedy was released by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to address brownfield contamination so the site can be redeveloped.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 915 56th Street, in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Located between 9th Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway, the site is relatively close to numerous subway stations. Within half a mile is the N train at both Ft. Hamilton Parkway and 8th Avenue, as well as the D train at 50th Street. Hai Qin Lin of 915-56 LDHQ Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 1215 Fulton Avenue in Morrisania, The Bronx. Located on the corner of Fulton Avenue and East 168th Street, the Freeman Street subway station is just over a half mile away, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Hajdar Bajraktari of Bajraktari Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story building at 218 Bush Street, in Mount Hope, The Bronx. Located between Anthony Avenue and Grand Concourse, the interior site is two blocks north of the Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Kim Tasher of SKF Development LLC is listed as a the owner behind the applications. The development group has also filed permits for 2306 Webster Avenue, 246 Echo Place and 976 Woodycrest Avenue in the borough.
Full demolition permits have been filed for the two buildings at 322-326 Seventh Avenue, in Chelsea, Manhattan. A three-story building at 322 Seventh Avenue and a five-story building at 326 Seventh Avenue will be coming down, containing a total of six residential apartments and 12 commercial units.