Construction has kicked off on a six-story residential building at 245 Franklin Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The structure will replace a single-story laundry business and will eventually top out at 65 feet tall. Designed by Charles Mallea, the building’s façade is comprised of red brick masonry with a black composite material at the roof level. The edge of the exterior along Franklin Avenue will feature large industrial-style windows and a series of private balconies.
Charles Mallea Architect
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1637 Dekalb Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Wyckoff Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue, the interior lot is steps from the Dekalb Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train and a short walk to the Knickerbocker Avenue station, serviced by the M train. Carolina Antolijao under the Dekalb Dream, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 668 East Fordham Road in Belmont, The Bronx. Located at the corner of Cambreleng Avenue and East Fordham Road, the lot is near the Fordham MetroNorth station and the Fordham Road subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Shahin Daneshvar under the Shadi Development LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Local design firm J Frankl Associates, also referred to as J Frankl C Mallea Architects & Engineers, has published renderings of an eight-story mixed-use building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at 1694 Church Avenue, the structure will top out at 84 feet and contain 33,800 square feet of residential space and 7,250 square feet of commercial area, in addition to parking accommodations for 25 vehicles and 25 bikes. The residential component will be divided among 49 apartments, most likely rentals based on the average scope of 690 square feet.
A recently revealed rendering offers a first glimpse of 200 Parkville Avenue in Kensington, Brooklyn. The residential building is designed by Charles Mallea Architect, who outfitted the structure with a modernist, mixed-material façade comprised of composite wood, grey masonry, and white ornamental accents.