During the summer of 2015, YIMBY reported that demolition was competed on the two-story commercial building at 1 Flatbush Avenue, in Downtown Brooklyn. Now, excavation is underway for the planned 19-story, 157-unit mixed-use building replacing it, as seen in photos by Tectonic. The new structure will encompass roughly 170,000 square feet, 24,500 square feet of which will be used for retail space across the cellar through second floors. The rental apartments should average 793 square feet apiece, and 32 of them will rent at below market-rates through the housing lottery. Amenities include storage space for 79 bikes in the cellar, a fitness center, followed by entertainment lounges/recreation rooms, a library, a yoga room, all located on the third floor, and a rooftop terrace. Developers Slate Property Group and Meadow Partners landed a $110 million construction loan earlier this year. Goldstein, Hill & West Architects is behind the design. Completion is expected in 2017.
Back in January, YIMBY brought you a construction update on the 21-story, 73-unit residential building under construction at 319 Schermerhorn Street, in Downtown Brooklyn. At the time, the structure was seven stories above street level, and the structure has since grown three more stories. Curbed NY now has new renderings of the 88,000-square-foot project, dubbed the Nevins. New details reveal that the condominium units will come in studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom configurations. There will be duplexes and full-floor residences, all being designed by Andres Escobar & Associates. Amenities will include a gym, lounge, children’s lounge, private storage space, space for 37 bicycles, and a rooftop terrace. There will also be two ground-floor retail units measuring 3,000 and 2,100 square feet each. Issac & Stern Architects is design architect and the project’s developers are Adam America Real Estate and the Naveh Schuster Group. Completion is currently expected in early 2017.
It was back in September of 2014 that YIMBY brought you news of permits being filed by John Catsimatidis’s Red Apple Group for a 32-story mixed-use tower at 86 Fleet Place, between Willoughby Street and Myrtle Avenue, in Downtown Brooklyn. Now, thanks to photos sent to us by our friend Tectonic, we can see that the building is at least one floor above the ground.
A church-to-residential conversion project in Downtown Brooklyn looks like its getting close to finished, at least on the outside. Our friend Tectonic sent us some photos of 200 Nassau Street and the façade is almost entirely in place. There’s plenty of work still to be done at the ground level and a little on the top of the structure. Otherwise, things are looking good.
Last August, GPB Realty Capital entered contract on a vacant slice of property at 211-215 Schermerhorn Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Now they’ve filed plans for a 14-story mixed-use building there between Hoyt and Bond Streets.