In an exciting announcement from the Office of Governor Cuomo, the state has awarded development rights and construction funding for four new housing projects that will collectively create more than 2,700 affordable-supportive residential units. Herkimer Gardens, located at 483 Herkimer Street in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, is one of the projects to receive funding and approvals from the Governor’s $1.4 billion “Vital Brooklyn” housing initiative.
Urban Architectural Initiatives
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 410 Warwick Street in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Glenmore Avenue and Pitkin Avenue, the property is also addressed as 2337 Pitkin Avenue. The development is five blocks to the east of the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Concern for the Independent Living is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 437 Euclid Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Glenmore Avenue and Euclid Avenue, the lot is one block north of the Euclid Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Mega Contracting Group is listed as the owner behind the applications. Plans for the project include affordable independent residences for seniors.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story mixed-use building at 1047 Beach 21st Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Cornaga Avenue and Central Avenue and adjacent to the Best Western Far Rockaway Inn, the lot is one block south of the Far Rockaway Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. New York City Economic Development Corp. (EDC) is listed as the owner behind the applications. Since late 2015, the EDC has ongoing initiatives to strengthen and revitalize the Downtown Far Rockaway’s existing infrastructure by bringing new commercial and residential developments to this community.
Permits have been filed for a 15-story residential building at 130 East 177th Street in Mt. Hope, The Bronx. Located between Morris Avenue and Grand Concourse, the interior lot is two blocks from the Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Jacob Barak of Postgraduate Center for Mental Health is listed as the owner behind the applications.