Hundreds more buildings in Brooklyn now fall under the protection of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. On Tuesday, the LPC designated the Park Slope Historic District Extension II. Any new construction or building modifications will now have to be approved by the LPC.
Harel Edrey, doing business as Brooklyn-based EDG Development, has filed applications for a four-story, three-unit residential building at 225 14th Street, in southern Park Slope, located four blocks north of the Prospect Avenue stop on the R train. The new building will measure 6,104 square feet in total and the residential units should average a spacious 1,329 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. The first floor will contain the residential lobby and a single apartment. The second floor will have a full-floor apartment, and the third apartment will span the third and fourth floors. Issac & Stern Architects is the architect of record. A small two-story, 20-foot-wide townhouse must first be demolished.
Property owner Peggy Hernandez has filed applications to renovate and expand the dilapidated, vacant tenement building at 497 3rd Street, in Park Slope, located seven blocks north of the 7th Avenue stop on the F and G trains. First reported by DNAinfo, the building would be expanded by 3,254 square feet and would grow from four to six stories. The ground floor would be converted into 455 square feet of retail space and the rest of the expanded structure would have four residential units. There would be one apartment per floor on the second through fourth floors, and a duplex unit on the top two floors. The apartments should average 1,363 square feet apiece, which means condominiums are in the works. Selim Vural’s TriBeCa-based Studio Vural is designing. The property sits outside of Park Slope’s historic districts, so the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s approval is not required.
After a little over a month and a few tweaks, the expansion of a former mansion in Brooklyn got the go-ahead from the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday. The property in question is 105 8th Avenue, between President Street and Carroll Street in the Park Slope Historic District.
During a raucous and packed public meeting on Tuesday night, developer Avery Hall Investments laid out their plans for a seven-story apartment building with retail and a grocery store, which will replace a Key Food at 120 Fifth Avenue in Park Slope.