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45-57 Davis Street, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 45-57 Davis Street, Long Island City, Queens

Permits have been filed for a nine-story residential building at 45-57 Davis Street, in Long Island City, Queens. The project is just a block away from Court Square, serviced by the 7 train, and end of the line for G trains. Court Square-23rd Street is just four blocks further, and is serviced by the E and M trains. The subways allow for a quick commute directly into Midtown Manhattan. Solomon Feder, of Brooklyn-based Velocity Framers USA, will be responsible for the development.

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146 Bayard Street

Permits Filed for 146 Bayard Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Another new development will soon rise in the blocks that mesh Greenpoint and Williamsburg into a cohesive urban whole, with building applications filed for 146 Bayard Street. Charles Mallea will be designing the six-story project, which will have a total residential floor area of 31,646 square feet, to be divided amongst 46 units. At an average size of under 700 square feet, rentals would appear very likely. Solomon Feder of Velocity Framers is listed as the developer, and the site is currently occupied by a one-story warehouse.


207 South 3rd Street. rendering by J Frankl Associates

New Renderings Revealed For Five-Story, 10-Unit Residential Expansion at 207 South 3rd Street, Williamsburg

Last year, YIMBY gave you the first look at the residential expansion planned for 207 South 3rd Street in Williamsburg. Now we’ve got new renderings of the project, which is under construction at the corner of Roebling Street. The updated images show factory-style windows, glassy balconies with landscaping, and a gray brick facade. However, the boxy, protruding shape and the double-height ground floor remain the same as the original design.

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640 Parkside Avenue, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 640 Parkside Avenue, Medical/Storage Facility in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

In the fight over whether to rezone Prospect Lefferts Gardens in Brooklyn, a few industrially zoned blocks have become major sticking points. Activists have argued that a few highway-like blocks along Empire Boulevard, at the northwestern edge of the neighborhood, would produce high-rise development and gentrification if they were rezoned to allow new apartments. But there are two more industrial blocks at the southern end of the hood, on Parkside Avenue between Rogers and New York avenues, and now, a new building may replace an old warehouse there at 640 Parkside Avenue, between Rogers and Nostrand avenues.

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