Foral Park, N.Y.-based Metropolitan Homes has filed applications for two three-story, three-unit residential buildings at 1727 Undercliff Avenue, in the Morris Heights section of the West Bronx. The buildings will measure 4,410 square feet each. Across both, the residential units should average 924 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments with family-sized configurations. Shahriar Afshari’s Roslyn, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,000-square-foot site is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
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.
Floral Park, N.Y.-based Metropolitan Homes has filed applications for two two-story, two-family buildings at 745-747 East 215th Street, in the East Bronx’s Williamsbridge section. The buildings will measure 3,825 square feet and 4,388 square feet, respectively. The new structures would be built on either side of an existing, although dilapidated, two-story, two-family townhouse, which will receive its own renovations. Across all three buildings, the residential units should average 1,342 square feet apiece. Shahriar Afshari’s Roslyn, N.Y.-based firm is the applicant of record. The lots on either side of the existing townhouse are vacant.
New construction has slowed down in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant this year, but a few ambitious developers are heading out to less-established parts of the neighborhood despite uncertainty over the future of the 421-a tax break. Three townhouses are set to replace a large, aging wood-frame structure at 282-284 Patchen Avenue, between Bainbridge and Chauncey streets.
Construction has topped out and is now wrapping up on the four-story, eight-unit residential project under development at 173 Morningside Avenue, located between West 126th and 127th streets in Harlem. The structure can be seen in a photo posted to Harlem+Bespoke. The latest building permits indicate the project measures 5,625 square feet. Its residential units should average 563 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Floral Park, N.Y.-based Tony Kohan is the property owner and Shahriar Afshari’s Roslyn, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. Occupancy can probably be expected later this year.