A rendering has been revealed of the 11-story, 73-unit mixed-use building planned at 609 Fourth Avenue, located on the corner of 18th Street in South Slope. Recently filed new building applications indicate the project will encompass 93,050 square feet. It will include 4,960 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The residential units above should average 785 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. CGI Strategies is the developer and Issac & Stern Architects is behind the design, DNAinfo reported. The 12,520-square-foot assemblage currently consists of three three-story townhouses along Fourth Avenue, a single-story commercial building on the corner, and a small vacant lot along 18th Street. Demolition permits were filed earlier this year. The Prospect Avenue stop on the R train is two blocks away.
Property owner Shultz Lael, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 262 18th Street, in South Slope. The project will measure 5,569 square feet. It will host a single apartment on the ground floor, followed by a second, townhouse-style apartment across the upper three floors. A single, enclosed parking space is included in the filing. Akeeb B. Shekoni’s Jamaica-based Askon Architects is the architect of record. The 28-foot-wide, 2,800-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed. The Prospect Avenue stop on the R train is located four blocks away.
Property owner Jack Cheng, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building at 100 16th Street, in South Slope, located a block north of the Prospect Avenue stop on the R train. The structure will measure a total of 6,538 square feet and its residential units should average a spacious 1,280 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. There will be one unit per floor, although the fourth-floor unit will feature additional space in a penthouse level. Shi Ming Tam’s Borough Park-based firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 2,562-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a two-story townhouse. Permits to demolish it have not yet been filed.
Brooklyn-based Eight & Eight Development has filed applications for a five-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 578 Fifth Avenue, in South Slope, located around the block from the Prospect Avenue stop on the R train. The new building will encompass 10,726 square feet and will include 1,549 square feet of retail space across the ground floor and part of the cellar. Floors two through five will contain two residential units each. The apartments should average 740 square feet apiece, which means rental units are likely in the works. Lower Manhattan-based Chi F. Lau Architect is the architect of record. Demolition permits were filed in June of 2015 for the site’s existing two-story, 25-foot-wide commercial building.
Yang Zhi Lu, doing business as Lower East Side-based Prospect Brothers Realty LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, 87-key hotel at 150 20th Street, in Greenwood, located five blocks south of the Prospect Avenue stop on the R train. The new building will encompass 29,278 square feet and its hotel rooms should average a budget-sized 287 square feet apiece. Guest amenities will include a meeting room on the ground floor, a breakfast area in the cellar, and 12 surface parking spots. Chinatown-based Jung Wor Chin Architect is the applicant of record. The project would replace a 125-foot-wide, single-story warehouse and demolition permits were filed in raze it this past December.