Leasing has begun for two timber buildings being built at 320 and 360 Wythe Avenue, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The projects are making history by way of construction materials, and will become the first new developments in over a century to be built in New York City with a timber structure. Hansen Architects, established in 1945, will be responsible for the design.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 43-46 39th Place, in Sunnyside, Queens. The site is a block from the 40th Street-Lowery Street Station, serviced by the 7 train. The lot is right on the corner of Queens Boulevard, which is populated with retail and restaurant storefronts for several blocks, and YIMBY now has the reveal for the design, by Raymond Chan Architects.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 7508 Bay Parkway in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Two subway stations are about a dozen blocks away from the site. The Bay Parkway Station is serviced by the D train, and Kings Highway Station is serviced by the N, Q, and W trains.
Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a five-story residential building at 1730 Edison Avenue, in The Bronx’s Middletown-Pelham Bay. The location is situated less than a block away from the Buhre Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the 6 train. The subway stop is the second-to-last for the 6 train in the borough. The area surrounding the MTA facility is densely populated with retail storefronts.
Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a ten-story mixed-use building at 651 Fourth Avenue, in South Slope, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks away from the Prospect Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the D, N, R, and W trains. Across the street from the lot is the Al-Noor School, a private K-12 school of Islamic affiliations, serving 650 enrolled students. Greenwood Cemetery is also nearby, and Prospect Park is about a mile away.