Osher Niyazov, doing business as a Forest Hills-based LLC, has filed applications for a 10-story, 38-key hotel building at 79 Eldridge Street, on the Lower East Side. The new building will measure 16,969 square feet in total and individual hotel rooms should average 346 square feet apiece. Guest amenities will include a fitness center and a café in the cellar. Queens-based Julien Flander is the applicant of record, although Ellipses Design will be responsible for the architecture. The Lo-Down reports New Jersey-based Shew Foo Chin acquired the vacant 25-foot-wide lot for $5.3 million this past February. The specific hotel brand has not been revealed.
Heritage Equities is trying to secure city approval for Williamsburg’s first new office building in decades, and now developers hope to build offices in another one of Brooklyn’s hot industrial zones – Gowanus. Plans were filed yesterday for a four-story office building at 84 14th Street, only a block and a half from the Gowanus Canal and the elevated Gowanus Expressway.
Two connected seven-story buildings with apartments and community facilities are coming to 630 and 632 East New York Avenue in East Flatbush, according to plans filed with the Department of Buildings yesterday.
One of the last big development sites in central Crown Heights is a Rite Aid at 1040 St Johns Place, between Brooklyn and Kingston Avenues. Now new building applications have been filed to erect a seven-story building on the big property, which is currently a Rite Aid.
Joel Schwartz’s Brooklyn-based Southside Units has filed applications for a six-story, 11-unit residential building at 622 Myrtle Avenue, in northwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant, four blocks north of the Classon Avenue stop on the G train. The building will measure 9,408 square feet, which means units will average 855 square feet apiece. A retail unit will also be located in the cellar level, and Queens-based Julien Flander is the applicant of record. A three-story brick townhouse must first be demolished.