Developers have been busy in Astoria recently, and last Friday, applications were filed for two five-story residential buildings near the 30th Avenue N/Q stop.
Beechwood Organization has demolish the dilapidated warehouses at 5 Atlantic Avenue, in East Rockaway, and is now backfilling the property to make way for an 84-unit residential development. The project, dubbed Marina Pointe, will consists of four-story buildings in the form of attached townhouses and condominiums, LI Herald reports. Site preparation should be complete by early 2016, with construction following shortly after. Completion is expected before 2017. The site is located across the street from the East Rockaway Long Island Rail Road station, in southern Nassau County.
Earlier this year, Curbed posted renderings of a proposal to renovate and reposition Downtown Brooklyn’s parks and public spaces, dubbed the Brooklyn Strand. And this week, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams revealed parts of the project, which includes renovating the long-vacant, 27,600 square-foot Brooklyn War Memorial in Cadman Park Plaza. The plan also features a landscaped platform over the Brooklyn Bridge’s off-ramps to the park’s northern end. The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and the Cadman Park Conservancy are involved, and WXY Architecture is designing.
Earlier this year, Brownstoner reported that construction was finishing up at Alloy Development’s five-story, five-unit residential project at 55 Pearl Street, in Dumbo, and now Dezeen has the latest photos of the completed building. The structure is actually broken up into individual, 18-foot-wide townhouse units, each measuring 3,500 square feet. The façade is made of concrete, wood, metal and glass, and the project reportedly sold out in 2013.
Hello Living’s ambitious 23-story tower is moving forward at 1580 Nostrand Avenue in Flatbush. Five months after the Brooklyn developer placed the site on the market for $28 million, the firm headed by Eli Karp has reversed course.