Steven Scaba, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for three four-story, two-unit residential buildings at 2345-2351 West Street, in southern Gravesend. They will each measure 4,632 square feet. In all of them, there will be one apartment across the ground level and second floor, followed by a triplex apartment on the rest of the second floor and the entire third and fourth floors. Across the entire project, the apartments should average 1,770 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. Douglas Pulaski’s Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the architect of record. The 8,000-square-foot assemblage is currently occupied by two single-story houses. Demolition permits were filed in July. The Avenue X stop on the F train is five blocks away.
Yeshiva Lev Torah, a K-8 school, has filed applications for a five-story, 39,830-square-foot facility at 30 Village Road North, in the heart of Gravesend. The new 75-foot-tall structure will contain a lobby, administrative offices, and classrooms on the ground floor, a cafeteria in the cellar, classrooms and a teachers’ lounge on the second floor, classrooms on the third and fourth floors, followed by a gymnasium, a library, and a Midrash (probably a Beit Midrash, or study hall) on the fifth floor. Thomas Scibilia’s Brooklyn-based NA Design Studio is the architect of record. The Yeshiva is seeking a variance for bulk from the Board of Standards and Appeals, according to the applications. The 62-foot-wide, 11,075-square-foot assemblage consists of two two-story houses. Demolition permits haven’t been yet filed. The Avenue U stop on the F train is located around the corner.
Property owner Noureldin Moustafa has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 143 Bay 47th Street, in southern Gravesend. The project will measure 3,119 square feet and its residential units should average 1,195.6 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. One of the apartments will span the ground and second floors, followed by the other apartment on the third and fourth floor. The upper unit will feature a roof terrace. Douglas Pulaski’s Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 1,933-square-foot property is currently vacant. It was occupied by a brick garage until that was demolished in early 2015. The Bay 50th Street stop on the D train is located three blocks away.
Property owner Rong Wu, head of Brooklyn-based The Style Development LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, 15-unit residential building at 1721 West 6th Street, in northern Gravesend. The structure will encompass 17,976 square feet and its residential units should average 901 square feet apiece. It’s not known if the apartments will be rentals or condominiums. Amenities include a 12-car parking garage on the ground and cellar levels, and a rooftop recreational area. Harry Hong’s Chinatown-based H2 Consulting is the applicant of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot plot is currently occupied by the partially demolished remains of a single-story structure. Permits were filed in March to remove the remnants. The Kings Highway stop on the N train is located three blocks away.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission’s backlog, which had been reduced from 95 items to 30 items in February, has taken another big step towards being cleared. On Tuesday, the LPC designated eight new city individual landmarks, and they span all five boroughs.