On Wednesday, September 26th, a new, permanently affordable housing block will break ground in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood. Located on a corner lot at 3 Livonia Avenue, “Edwin’s Place” is designed by renowned American architect Robert A.M. Stern for non-profit developer Breaking Ground and the African American Planning Commission.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 1915 Beverly Road in Flatbush-Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. The site is three blocks away from the Beverly Road subway station, serviced by the Q trains. Rosario Parlanti will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1526 Sedgwick Avenue in Morris Heights, The Bronx. The site is right by Harlem River and the George Washington Bridge connection between Manhattan and the Bronx. The Mount Eden Avenue subway station, serviced by the 4 trains, is nine blocks away. Sol Developers is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 26-story mixed-use building at 30 Front Street, a parking lot for the Jehovah Witnesses Watchtower building in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The lot was the last significant piece of property that the organization had to sell, a process started in 2011 following a decision to move upstate to Warwick, New York. Fortis Property Group is behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 265 Logan Street in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, right next to the border with East New York. The site is two blocks away from the Norwood Avenue subway station, serviced by the J trains. Logan Fountain Developer LLC is listed as responsible for the development.