Brooklyn-based Ofer Prager has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 1545 Bergen Street, in eastern Crown Heights. That’s five blocks south of the A and C trains’ stop at Utica Avenue. The building will measure 5,838 square feet in total, which means units will average 730 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. One of the fourth-floor units will also feature a fifth-floor penthouse. Arc Architecture + Design Studio is the architect of record. A recessed two-story house must first be demolished.
Chris Lynch, of Queens-based Storage Deluxe, has filed applications for a seven-story, 157,424 square-foot storage facility at 3024 Cropsey Avenue, on Coney Island, five blocks from the Stillwell Avenue D/F/N/Q stop. The facility will be equipped with six loading berths, according to the Schedule A, and Virginia-based Butz Wilbern LTD is the applicant of record. Existing industrial structures must first be demolished.
Ezra Unger has filed applications for a seven-story, 19-unit mixed-use building at 415 Marcy Avenue, in southern Williamsburg, three blocks north of the G train’s stop at Flushing Avenue. The building will measure 18,583 square feet in total. That includes 2,025 square feet of retail on the ground floor. Residential units above will average 871 square feet apiece. Diego Aguilera Architects, based in Rego Park, is the architect of record, and an existing single-story brick building must first be demolished.
Towards the end of last summer, YIMBY reported on applications for a 21-story, 400-key hotel at 338 West 39th Street, in the Garment District. That building will be developed by Sam Chang’s McSam Hotel Group on the 39th Street side of the block-thru site, and Quadrum Global is planning to develop a separate hotel on the site’s southern half, fronting 38th Street. According to The Real Deal, Quadrum Global plans a 26-story, 500-key hotel, which Marvel Architects is designing. Each hotel is expected to measure roughly 125,000 square feet, and the existing commercial building will be demolished next year move out next year.
While the length of the High Line has seen a surge of construction since the elevated park initially opened, there are still a few major sites left that remain ripe for new development. Perhaps the largest such parcel is at 76 11th Avenue, between 17th and 18th Streets, which was acquired by HFZ Capital for $870 million back in April. Now, YIMBY can reveal the site’s preliminary plans, created by Bjarke Ingels Group.