Gotham Organization’s contentious new development at 130 St. Felix Street in Downtown Brooklyn is now under review by the Department of City Planning as part of the New York’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure. Known simply as ULURP, the procedure is required for projects that require special review or modifications to existing zoning regulations.
Renderings from THINK Architecture & Design were recently presented to the Department of City Planning in lengthy proposals to rezone a busy corner of Far Rockaway, Queens. The project comprises two adjacent parcels on Beach 67th and 68th Streets between Thursby Avenue and Beach Channel Drive. “Development Site 1” sits mid-block on Beach 67th Street and comprises six neighboring lots. “Development Site 2” is a through-block lot on Beach 68th Street with additional frontage along Beach 67th Street. Zoning amendments are required to facilitate all construction.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story educational building at 1477 Macombs Road in Mount Eden, The Bronx. Located between Inwood Avenue and West 172nd Street, the interior lot is near the 170th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Peter Fine of Bolivar Development, under the 1475 Macombs Road LLC, is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story educational building at 1006 Westchester Avenue in Longwood, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Fox Street and Westchester Avenue, the lot is also addressed 1016 Fox Street. Steps from the site is the Simpson Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. 1000 Westchester Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Trust for Governors Island recently unveiled plans to develop a 33-acre climate solutions education and research center near the southern tip of Governors Island. The organization worked in collaboration with WXY Architecture + Design to develop the masterplan and rezoning proposals needed to kick off the project.