Flatbush

Proposal for 7 Irvington Place

Landmarks Not Satisfied with Proposed Renovation of Eyesore House at 7 Irvington Place, Flatbush

Among all New York City’s glorious sites, large and small, there are some to which time has not been kind. One of them, the house at 7 Irvington Place in Flatbush, Brooklyn, has a new owner who has proposed renovations to the dilapidated structure. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission heard that proposal, but found that it did not meet its standard of appropriateness.

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1544 Nostrand Avenue

Four-Story, 10-Unit Residential Building Planned at 1544 Nostrand Avenue, Flatbush

A Brooklyn-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit residential building at 1544 Nostrand Avenue, in Flatbush. The project will measure 8,893 square feet and its residential units should average 889 square feet apiece. Two apartments on the fourth floor will also feature space in an upper penthouse level. It’s unclear whether the units will be rentals or condominiums. Michael Avramides’s Midtown East-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 3,285-square-foot site is occupied by a three-story residential structure. Demolition permits were recently filed.



62 Martense Street

Four-Story, 10-Unit Residential Building Filed at 62 Martense Street, Flatbush

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit residential project at 62 Martense Street, in northern Flatbush. The building will measure 9,525 square feet, which means its residential units should average 953 square feet apiece. Based on the size of the average unit, the apartments could be either rentals or condominiums. Yevgeniy Mekhtiyev’s Brooklyn-based IMC Architecture is the architect of record. The 4,019-square-foot property is vacant. The site is located a few minutes from the Church Avenue stops on the B and Q trains or the 2 and 5 trains.


1039 Coney Island Avenue

Three-Story, 45,300-Square-Foot Commercial Building Planned at 1039 Coney Island Avenue, Flatbush

A Brooklyn-based property owner has filed applications for a three-story, 45,262-square-foot commercial building at 1039 Coney Island Avenue, located on the corner of Foster Avenue in the Ditmas Park section of Flatbush. The project will contain a total of 28,886 square feet of commercial space. There will be six retail units on the ground floor, followed by office space on the second and third floors. A 42-car garage will be located in the cellar, in addition to eight off-street parking spaces outside. Dal H. Chun’s Lower East Side-based engineering firm is the applicant of record. The 16,376-square-foot plot is currently home to a gas station. Demolition permits haven’t been filed.


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