It’s been six months since builder Moses Silberstein filed plans for an apartment building in East Williamsburg. Now, we have the first look at the project at 172 Montrose Avenue, where construction will begin in the next few months.
The owners of Brooklyn-based Colossal Media Group have filed applications for a four-story, single-family townhouse at 42 Sharon Street, in East Williamsburg, located four blocks from the Grand Street stop on the L train. The structure will measure 3,630 square feet and will include a two-car garage on the ground floor. Richard A. Goodstein’s Brooklyn-based nC2 Architecture is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide lot is currently occupied by attached single-story brick house.
Last month, YIMBY reported on new office space in the works for 187 Cook Street in East Williamsburg. Now, we have the first rendering of the development, which will rise between Bushwick Avenue and White Street.
A thrift store just moved into a warehouse at 387 Bushwick Avenue, across from Bushwick Houses in East Williamsburg, but it may not be there for long. The thrift store and two neighboring buildings will likely bite the dust for a seven-story apartment building.
Uncertainty over the future of an important tax exemption for residential construction, 421-a, is forcing developers in the outer boroughs to focus on building office and retail space. The latest example comes to us from East Williamsburg, where the Loketch Group aims to put up a six-story office and medical building.