A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for four three-story, three-unit residential buildings at 157-12 through 157-18 65th Avenue, located on the corner of Parsons Boulevard in Pomonok, Queens. Two of the buildings will measure 4,284 square feet each, while the other two will each measure a slightly smaller 3,936 square feet. Across all four buildings, the full-floor apartments should average 1,028 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized configurations. Shahriar Afshari’s Long Island-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 9,313-square-foot lot is occupied by the two-story Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. Permits were filed to raze the structure in August.
A Florida-based property owner has filed applications for a two-story, four-unit mixed-use building at 339 Victory Boulevard, located on the corner of Cebra Avenue in Tompkinsville, on Staten Island’s North Shore. The project will measure 8,650 square feet. The ground floor will contain 2,793 square feet of commercial-retail space, followed by four residential units on the second floor. The apartments should average 733 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Willy C. Yuin’s Staten Island-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 6,217-square-foot corner lot is occupied by a small commercial building. Demolition permits have not been filed.
Construction is now underway on the seventh floor of the 12-story, 123-unit mixed-use building under development at 15 Lafayette Avenue, located on the corner of Ashland Place in Downtown Brooklyn. Progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums by Tectonic. The latest building permits state the project will measure 120,093 square feet and rise 138 feet to its main roof, not including the bulkhead.
Omega Healthcare has filed plans for a 24-story senior housing development at 1802 Second Avenue, on the corner of 93rd Street on the Upper East Side — just as the MTA gets ready to open the nearby 96th Street station of the Second Avenue subway.
Community Board 3 has voted against Riverside Developer USA’s plans for two residential buildings, proposed to contain a total of 296 apartments, at 376 Flushing Avenue and 43 Franklin Avenue, in the northwestern corner of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The building on Flushing would rise eight stories and measure 176,671 square feet, while the one on Franklin would rise six stories and measure 126,839 square feet. Thirty percent, or 88 apartments, are set to rent at below-market rates through the housing lottery to families making 80 percent of the area median income, or AMI.