Crown Heights

Overhead rendering of plans to redevelop Bedford Union Armory, courtesy BFC Partners

Permits Filed for the Bedford Union Armory’s 15-Story Residential Addition, Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a 15-story residential building at 1579 Bedford Avenue, also known as the Bedford Union Armory, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The site is three blocks away from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains. Prospect Park is located just five blocks away. The development will create housing and a recreational center made affordable for community residents. Also included will be low-cost space for local non-profits, and a new medical facility for uninsured citizens of the city. The NYC Economic Development Corporation is behind the applications.

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1548 Bedford Avenue, rendering courtesy ODA Architects

Renderings Revealed for 1548 Bedford Avenue, ODA-Designed Hotel in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Permits were filed back in July of 2016 for a new hotel at 1548 Bedford Avenue, in Crown Height, Brooklyn. Though construction has not yet started, new renderings by ODA have revealed a daring, low-slung arched building adorned with a dark concrete façade. The hotel is located just two blocks away from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains. The Botanic Garden subway station is one block further, serviced by the Shuttle trains.

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237 Utica Avenue, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 237 Utica Avenue, Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 237 Utica Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The site is two blocks away from the Utica Avenue Subway Station on Eastern Parkway, serviced by the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains, and nine blocks away from the Utica Avenue Subway Station on Fulton Street, serviced by the A and C trains. Utica Avenue Realty Corporation will be responsible for the development.

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