Local developer Joel Berkowitz has teamed up with ND Architecture & Design to construct a 12,000-square-foot mixed-use property in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located on a large corner lot at 310 St. Nicholas Avenue, the five-story building will contain a cellar-level community center, 1,939 square feet of ground-floor retail, and 5,486 square feet of residential area positioned above.
Harlem is no longer known for abandoned buildings and neglected blocks. Small developments are filling in the vacant lots that once pockmarked the neighborhood, and today we have a look at one coming to 3 West 128th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard.
Brooklyn-based property owner Joel Berkowitz has filed applications for a seven-story, 16-unit mixed-use building at 236 Stagg Street, in East Williamsburg, located three blocks south of Grand Street stop on the L train. The structure will measure 23,496 square feet, and will include 3,307 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Residential units will begin on the second floor and should average 833 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities are set to include bike storage, an eight-car garage, and an 101-square-foot medical room in the cellar. Nataliya Donskoy’s Brooklyn-based ND Architecture & Design is the architect of record. The 4,658-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a single-story warehouse. Demolition permits have not yet been filed.
Joel Berkowitz’s Bluestone Capital has filed applications for a six-story, 13-unit residential building at 447 Meeker Avenue, under the BQE in northern Williamsburg. The building will span 8,260 square feet, which translates into rental-sized units averaging 635 square feet apiece. BMG Design Build is the applicant of record, and the existing three-story, three-unit townhouse must first be demolished.
On the short stretch of Manhattan Avenue between the Brookln-Queens Expressway and McCarren Park, a developer is planning to erect a pair of almost identical 10-unit buildings, at Nos. 413 and 417, according to permit…