Proposals to construct a nine-story mixed-use building at 712 Myrtle Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn are now under review by the Department of City Planning. Local developer Joel Berkowitz, doing business as 712 Myrtle Rezoning, LLC submitted the plans for approval along with an application for zoning map amendments that would permit the construction of a new residential property.
City officials, project partners, and community leaders recently joined to celebrate the commencement of construction at Dekalb Commons, a three-building affordable housing complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Magnusson Architecture & Planning and developed in partnership by the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance, the buildings are currently addressed as 652 Dekalb Avenue, 639 Dekalb Avenue, and 1187 Fulton Street.
Permits have been filed to expand a two-story structure into a four-story residential building at 805 Monroe Street in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Patchen Avenue and Ralph Avenue, the interior lot is near the Kosciuszko Street subway station, serviced by the J train. Isaac Lichtman is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 811 Lexington Avenue Senior Residences, a four-story residential building in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Think Architecture and Design and developed in part by Northeastern Conference of Seventh Day Adventists, the structure yields 63 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 43 units for residents at 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $0 to $56,500.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved the construction of a new four-story townhouse at 162 Hancock Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by AT Architects, the building will partially replace an underutilized parking lot between two townhouse-style multifamily buildings.