Permits have been filed for a nine-story residential building at 20-50 Nameoke Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located at the intersection of Redfern Avenue and Nameoke Avenue, the corner lot is near the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. Federation Nameoke Housing Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Urban Architectural Initiatives
The Beach 21st Street project, a 226,000-square-foot mixed-use building, will soon break ground as part of the city’s Downtown Far Rockaway Rezoning and Roadmap for Action. The long-running initiative was conceived by Mayor Bill de Blasio to encourage new retail, housing, and investment opportunities in southeastern Queens.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 778 Myrtle Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located between Nostrand Avenue and Marcy Avenue, the lot is near the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 1210 Simpson Street in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between Home Street and Freeman Street, the lot is one block west of the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. St. Peter’s Deliverance Ministries is listed as the owner behind the applications. According to the permit, the development appears to be a collaboration with national homelessness nonprofit Help USA.
In an exciting announcement from the Office of Governor Cuomo, the state has awarded development rights and construction funding for four new housing projects that will collectively create more than 2,700 affordable-supportive residential units. Herkimer Gardens, located at 483 Herkimer Street in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, is one of the projects to receive funding and approvals from the Governor’s $1.4 billion “Vital Brooklyn” housing initiative.