Permits have been filed for an eleven-story residential building at 1777 Weeks Avenue in Mount Hope, The Bronx. The site is two blocks away from the 174-175th street subway station, serviced by the D trains. Marc Edelstein is listed as responsible for the development, and today, YIMBY has a look at the first renderings, with design by BMG Architect.
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Wood frame houses and vacant lots are slowly giving way to new construction on the short blocks between Bushwick Avenue and Broadway in southern Bushwick. Today, we have a look at one of those new developments – a four-story building planned for 30 Belvedere Street.
Shimon Kaufman, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 836 Monroe Street, in Ocean Hill, located two blocks from the Gates Avenue stop on the J/Z train. The structure will measure 6,749 square feet and its residential units should average 714 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two units each floor on the ground and second levels, followed by two units spanning across the third floor and a mezzanine level, and a single unit on the fourth floor. Boaz Golani’s Brooklyn-based BMG Design Build is the architect of record. An existing three-story townhouse must first be demolished.
Brooklyn-based Shimon Kaufman has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 846 Monroe Street, in northern Ocean Hill, located two blocks from the Gates Avenue stop on the J/Z trains. The project will encompass 7,304 square feet and its residential units should average a rental-sized 686 square feet apiece. Each floor will host two apartments, although the fourth floor pair will feature space in an upper mezzanine level and a roof deck. Boaz M. Golani’s Hudson Valley-based BMG Design Build is the architect of record. The 28-foot-wide, 2,781 square-foot lot is currently vacant.
Property owner Transition Acquisitions is planning to convert the five-story, 57,800-square-foot former Globe Exchange Bank building, located at 815 Broadway in far-western Bushwick, into office space, Commercial Observer reports. The property is currently vacant and boasts 41,673 square feet of commercial space. According to the Schedule A, 15,600 square feet of retail space will span the ground floor, medical offices will be located in the cellar level, and the rest of the building will full-floor contain office spaces. Boaz Golani’s Bronx-based BMG Design Build is the architect of record. The current owner acquired the building in July of 2015 for $15.1 million and the conversion is expected to be complete in the spring of 2017.