A few blocks east of the Kings Highway stop on the B and Q trains, new building applications have been filed for 1669 East 19th Street, just to the west of the official boundary for Brooklyn’s Madison neighborhood. The eight-story residential structure will span 19,540 square feet, which will be divided amongst 29 units, averaging under 700 square feet apiece. That means rentals are likely. Genaro Ureata of Studio Gallos is listed as the architect, and Gavriel Sakaff of Agam Development, LLC, is developing.
The blocks surrounding the intersection of 50th Street and Lexington Avenue contain some of the densest real estate in all of Manhattan. Nothing makes that more evident than the new skyscraper being developed by Ceruzzi Properties at 138 East 50th Street, which will eventually stand 800 feet to its rooftop. The latest photos from Tectonic show that the tower has now passed its 40th floor, yet it will still take another few months before it begins to become visible on the Midtown skyline.
The Bronx has been making recent headlines, with plans for massive massive market-rate and affordable developments moving forward across several of the borough’s neighborhoods. Alongside the residential boom, the borough is now seeing sprinklings of commercial infill, and today YIMBY has the reveal for an office project that is set to rise at 775 East Tremont Avenue, in Tremont.
Monadnock Development is behind major affordable developments all across New York City, and yesterday, the firm filed for permits at 1560 Boone Avenue, in the Bronx’s Fairmont-Claremont Village neighborhood. The applications show a new structure with a total construction area of just over 350,000 square feet, rising 16 floors and 166 feet to its roof. There will be 7,276 square feet of retail space on the cellar and ground floors, 1,202 square feet of community facility space on the second level, and the rest of the project will be residential, with 366 units in all. Dattner Architects is designing, and the complex has been dubbed Compass Residences.
Mortar Architecture + Development has been featured several times on YIMBY, and now the firm is set to start work on another new building at 33 Frost Street, in Williamsburg. The site is about a block northwest of the BQE, and sits roughly equidistant from the Bedford and Metropolitan/Graham L Train Stops (as well as a few blocks north of the Metropolitan Av. stop on the G Train). The structure will have a total construction area of 11,740 square feet, with 9,997 square feet of residential space within that envelope, to be divided amongst 10 units. At an average size of almost 1,000 square feet, that means condominiums are possible. Mortar is both designing and developing the five-story project, and the lot is currently vacant.