The affordable housing lottery has launched for Chestnut Commons Apartments, a 14-story mixed-use building at 110 Dinsmore Place in East New York, Brooklyn. Designed by Dattner Architects and developed by Ismene Speliotis, the structure yields 275 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 219 units for residents at 20 to 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $9,875 to $118,400.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 229 West Kingsbridge Road in Kingsbridge Heights, The Bronx. Located between Heath Avenue and Kingsbridge Terrace Street, the lot is closest to the Marble Hill-225th Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train. Durgaj Properties Corporation is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 263 Prospect Avenue, site of the former Grand Prospect Hall reception hall in Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn. Located between 5th and 6th Avenues, the lot is one block from of the Prospect Avenue subway station, serviced by the R train. George Rigas is listed as the owner behind the applications. The reception hall sold for $22.5 million to Gowanus Cubes, an LLC operated by Angelo Rigas.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 1506 Southern Boulevard in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between East 172nd Street and Jennings Street, the lot is two blocks north of the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Abdul Kayum is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation work is set to begin at 52 Fourth Avenue, the site of a nine-story residential building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by Gertler & Wente Architects and developed by Metropolitan Realty Exemptions under the RJ 4th Avenue LLC, the 55,000-square-foot structure will yield 52 rental apartments averaging 775 square feet apiece, as well as a cellar and ground-floor retail space. It was last reported that the units will come in a mix of one- and two-bedroom layouts and a select number of apartments will have their own private outdoor spaces. There will be four penthouses on the upper levels, each with its own outdoor space. Real Land Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Dean Street and Fourth Avenue.