An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for two four-story, eight-unit residential buildings at 1610 and 1612 New York Avenue, located on the southern end of East Flatbush. The buildings will measure 7,617 square feet each. Across both, the residential units should average 668 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. The two fourth-floor units in each building will also have space on an upper mezzanine level. Brooklyn-based JFrankl Associates is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,100-square-foot plot is occupied by a three-story house. Demolition permits were filed in January.
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A rendering has been revealed of the seven-story, 22-unit residential project under development at 417 East 135th Street, in the South Bronx’s Mott Haven section. The latest building permits indicate the new building will encompass 20,022 square feet and rise 70 feet above street level, not including bulkhead elements. The residential units, averaging 681 square feet apiece, will be condominiums, Welcome2TheBronx reported. There will also be off-street parking for 11 cars. The property owner does business as the Brooklyn-based Sobro LLC. Brooklyn-based Frankl C Mallea Y Stern Associates Architects & Engineers (a.k.a. J Frankl Associate, or JFA) is responsible for the design. The site is currently vacant. A construction timeline has not been disclosed.
Last year, YIMBY gave you the first look at the residential expansion planned for 207 South 3rd Street in Williamsburg. Now we’ve got new renderings of the project, which is under construction at the corner of Roebling Street. The updated images show factory-style windows, glassy balconies with landscaping, and a gray brick facade. However, the boxy, protruding shape and the double-height ground floor remain the same as the original design.
The challenge of building on oddly shaped lots in expensive neighborhoods can inspire unique architecture. In Williamsburg, J Frankl Architects came up with an offbeat design for a wedge-shaped plot at 369 Berry Street, just south of the Williamsburg Bridge.
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.