Permits have been filed for a single-story gymnasium at P.S. 81 Jean Paul Richter, at 1716 Bleecker Street, in Ridgewood, Queens. The school sits right on the border of Brooklyn, overlooking the neighborhood of Bushwick, and is a third of a mile from the Seneca Avenue subway station, serviced by the M train.
Permits have been filed for a four-story school at 2500 Fish Avenue, in The Bronx’s Pelham Gardens, on the outdoor playground for PS 97. The neighborhood mostly consists of single-family homes, with the occasional small apartment complex. The site is a half mile from Pelham Parkway Station, serviced by the 5 train.
Permits have been filed for a single-story building at 101 Maujer Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to serve as a new Gymnasium for the Edward Bush PS 18. The site is six blocks away from the Lorimer Street Station, serviced by the L and G trains. The New York City School Construction Authority is responsible for the development.
Plans have been announced for 274 affordable housing units as part of a project entitled Chestnut Commons, in East New York. A rezoning shift pushed by the East New York Neighborhood Plan is mostly responsible for the site’s potential. The building will be affordable to households earning up to $51,540, with more than 80 units for households earning up to $25,770, including a set-aside for formerly homeless families and individuals.
For the second time, permits have been filed for a seven-story charter school in The Bronx’s Mott Haven, by the Academic Leadership Charter School. The ALCS currently has two locations in the borough, one for kindergarten through fourth grade, and the other for fifth grade through eighth. They plan to relocate both groups into the new building, reuniting the schools under one roof. The new site is three blocks away from the 3rd Avenue and 138th Street Station, serviced by the 6 train, and ten blocks away from the 3rd Avenue & 149th street station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The school will be across the street from Willis playground, a public park.