Crown Heights


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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259 Empire Boulevard

Permits Filed for 253 Empire Boulevard, Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a new three-story mixed-use structure in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. An anonymous LLC filed the applications for 253 Empire Boulevard, which borders an active commercial strip along Rogers Avenue. The building will be just a block away from the Sterling Station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The site used to be a single-story laundry superstore with parking, but has been left unoccupied for several years.

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1336 Bedford Avenue

Permits Filed for 1336 Bedford Avenue, Crown Heights, Brooklyn

The vacant lot on the corner of Bedford Avenue and Pacific Street, in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood, is about to see a major new development. Building applications have been filed for a nine-story structure totaling just under 150,000 square feet, with 94 units in total. While that would normally translate into condominiums, back in January, DNAInfo reported that Newark-based Bedford Arms LLC was seeking to build affordable housing at the site. Now, with permits pulled, they are set to do just that. John Schimenti, P.C. Architect is listed as the designer, and with the lot already cleared, construction should begin imminently.


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