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 the 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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