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347 Flushing Avenue, image via Google Maps

Eight Stories of Commercial and Community Facilities Headed for 347 Flushing Avenue in South Williamsburg

The Orthodox Jewish community on the border between Bed-Stuy and Williamsburg has learned to make the best of the area’s industrial zoning. Last week, South Williamsburg-based developer Joseph Brunner filed plans for an eight-story commercial and community facility building at 347 Flushing Avenue, just west of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Navy Yard.

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902 Franklin Avenue, photo by Tectonic

Crown Heights Laundry at 902 Franklin Avenue Nearly Demolished for Four-Building Residential Project

It’s been a year and a half since Cornell Realty filed plans for a massive four-building, 208-unit development at 902 Franklin Avenue in southern Crown Heights. Now, Cornell has nearly finished demolishing the series of squat industrial buildings on the site between Crown and Montgomery streets, which used to be a commercial laundry business.

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1516 Park Avenue, rendering by Karl Fischer Architect

Revealed: 1516 Park Avenue, East Harlem

East Harlem may be experiencing a renaissance, but the stretch of Park Avenue covered by the elevated Metro-North Railroad tracks remains inhospitable and littered with vacant lots. Now, development may be coming to a barren stretch at 1516 Park Avenue, between 110th and 111th streets.

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