Shakespeare Gordon Vlado Architects

The Garnet. Rendering courtesy of Shakespeare Gordon Vlado Architects

Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for The Garnet in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery opened yesterday for The Garnet, an 11-story mixed-use development at 1620 Fulton Street in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Developed by BFC Partners and designed by Shakespeare Gordon Vlado Architects, the 106,672-square-foot building will yield 130 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 94 units for residents at 50 to 150 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $25,372 to $184,200. Approximately 50 percent of the apartments will be set aside for community board residents.

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204 Avenue A in East Village, Manhattan

Permits Filed for 204 Avenue A in East Village, Manhattan

Permits have been filed for a seven-story affordable housing building at 204 Avenue A in the East Village, Manhattan. Located between East 12th Street and East 13th Street, the interior lot is one city block south of the 1st Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. New York City’s Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications. In December 2018, the site sought status as an Urban Development Action Area Project. Previous tenants had to vacate their residences in 2008 due to deteriorating structural conditions.

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535 East 12th Street in the East Village, Manhattan

Permits Filed for 535 East 12th Street in the East Village, Manhattan

Permits have been filed for a six-story apartment building at 535 East 12th Street in the East Village, Manhattan. Located between Avenues A and B, the interior lot is three city blocks from the 1st Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. New York City’s Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications. In December 2018, the site sought status as an Urban Development Action Area Project. Previous tenants had to vacate their residences in 2008 due to deteriorating structural conditions and have been displaced since.

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1618 Fulton Street

Permits Filed for 1618 Fulton Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

A single-story laundromat in Bedford-Stuyvesant may soon be demolished to make way for an 11-story building. The developer for the project, at 1618 Fulton Street, is Brooklyn-based FAC Fulton Street Housing Development Fund Corporation. The site is just two blocks away from the Kingston-Throops Ave station for the A and C train, as well as one block away from Fulton Park, a block-long green space with its own dog park.

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