South Williamsburg



347 Flushing Avenue, image via Google Maps

Eight Stories of Commercial and Community Facilities Headed for 347 Flushing Avenue in South Williamsburg

The Orthodox Jewish community on┬áthe border between Bed-Stuy and Williamsburg has learned to make the best of the area’s industrial zoning. Last week, South Williamsburg-based developer Joseph Brunner filed plans for an eight-story commercial and community facility building at 347 Flushing Avenue, just west of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Navy Yard.

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Housing activists chant during a meeting on Rabsky Group's planned Broadway Triangle development. all photos by Rebecca Baird-Remba for YIMBY

Protesters Shut Down Rezoning Meeting for Big Residential Project in Williamsburg’s Broadway Triangle

Affordable housing protesters chanting and marching through a public meeting last night forced the Department of City Planning to call off what would have been the first stage of a public approval process to rezone part of the Broadway Triangle in South Williamsburg, which would pave the way for an eight-building residential development.

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127-131 South 1st Street, photo via Investmates

Townhouses Come Together at 127-131 South 1st Street in Williamsburg

As residential towers begin to rise around the former Domino Sugar factory in South Williamsburg, a much more modest project is nearing the finish line a few blocks inland, on South 1st Street between Berry Street and Bedford Avenue. Investmates Real Estate is putting the finishing touches on four two-family townhouses as 127-131 South 1st Street, not far from the Williamsburg Bridge or the restaurants and shops along the waterfront.

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