Late last year, YIMBY reported on applications for a seven-story, 23-unit mixed-use building at 97-30 64th Avenue, in Rego Park, two blocks from the subway stop at 63rd Drive on the M and R trains. Now, DNAinfo reports construction is underway, and a rendering has appeared at the site. The building will have condominiums, which will be on the smaller side, averaging 720 square feet. Community facility space will measure 4,000 square feet on the lower portion of the building. Rego Park-based Hang Chen, with CZK Realty LLC, are developing, and Flushing-based Tan Architect is designing.
Property owner Praim Singh has filed applications for a seven-story, 13-unit mixed-use building at 217 9th Street, in southern Gowanus, right around the corner from subway stops on the R, F and G trains. The building will measure 13,500 square feet in total, which includes a 2,990 square-foot medical facility on the ground floor. Residential units begin on the second floor and will average 808 square feet apiece. Peter Gee’s South Slope-based architectural firm is designing, and an existing three-story structure must first be demolished.
Just over a year ago, applications were filed for a 10-story, 56-key hotel building at 219 Hudson Street, in Hudson Square, and since then, the DOB has disapproved of the plans. But now, developer Rafi Gibly has recently sold the development site to Brooklyn-based developer Joel Braver in a $13.2 million deal. It’s not known if the old plans will be reused. The previous plans included a penthouse residential unit, and Rawlings Architects filed for the permit. [The Real Deal]
Nine stories of condos may replace a little brick walkup on the corner of Second Avenue and East 45th Street. Architect Karl Fischer filed applications earlier today for a 100-foot-tall building at 843 Second Avenue.
In September of 2014, YIMBY reported on applications for a 25-story mixed-use residential and retail building at 210 Livingston Street, in Downtown Brooklyn, and now Benenson Capital Partners and Rose Associates are close to landing $158 million in construction loans for the project. The building will have 368 residential units, which is an increase from the 349 reported last year, and more than 14,000 square feet of retail space is planned. Handel Architects is designing, and a 175,000 square-foot office building was demolished to make way for the tower, per The Real Deal.