Dyker Heights-based Francesco Mancini has filed applications for a four-story, nine-unit residential building at 73 Bay 47th Street, in southwestern Gravesend, two blocks from the D train’s stop at Bay 50th Street. The building will measure 9,585 square feet on a relatively large 80-foot-wide lot, and units will average 1,065 square feet. Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the applicant of record, and an existing two-story brick house must first be demolished.
Forest Hills-based developer Sharon Cohen has filed applications for three three-story, multi-family residential buildings at 2344-2346 Boynton Place, in southern Gravesend, a block from stops on the F or N subways, at Avenue X or 86th Street, respectively. Each building will contain three units. The development’s nine apartments will spread across 11,631 square feet of space, for average units of 1,292 square feet. Long Island-based Shahriar Afshari is the architect of record, and an existing home must first be demolished.
The property owner, doing business as 123 Park LLC, of 127 27th Avenue, in western Gravesend, has filed applications for a four-story, five-unit residential building measuring 4,520 square feet. Steven Schneider, of Schneider Associates, is designing, and the dilapidated two-story structure recently passed pre-demolition inspection.
Gravesend is known for its opulent 21st century mansions, built mostly by Sephardic Jews from Syria in the decreasingly Italian neighborhood in southern Brooklyn. The area most heavily blanketed in huge new homes is the part of Gravesend…