Stephen Oliver, owner of the restaurant at 9701 3rd Avenue, in southern Bay Ridge, has revealed plans to demolish the existing single-story building to make-way for a condominium project. According to Gothamist, the new building will have 20 units, and the restaurant will return to the ground floor when construction is complete. Oliver hasn’t announced who will develop the project, but the restaurant will close for demolition in two or three months. The site is located two blocks south of the R train’s final stop at 95th Street.
Ariel Property Advisors are marketing the vacant lots at 9114-9116 5th Avenue and 411-413 92nd Street, on the same block in southern Bay Ridge, for $3.3 million. The properties allow for a combined 19,716 square feet of commercial development, and are linked in the center of the block, according to Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
In January, AAD Construction Corp. acquired the two-story, 2,655 square-foot home at 7815 Narrows Avenue in Bay Ridge for $1.68 million, and filed demolition permits. Now a two-story, single-family residence measuring 4,222 square feet is planned for the property, per Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and Deber Consulting is designing. A block to the north, a similar single-family redevelopment is taking place at 35 78th Street.
In 2005, old timers in the neighborhood and the Department of City Planning, led by Amanda Burden, tried desperately to stamp out development in Bay Ridge. Virtually the entire neighborhood was downzoned, arresting the natural…