Williamsburg

282 South 5th Street

Construction Update: 282 South 5th Street

With large amounts of land rezoned for high- and medium-density residential development on the waterfront and around the BQE, Northside Williamsburg is where most of the action is. But the neighborhood’s Southside also has a beautiful…

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Revealed: 43 & 45 Maujer Street

Last month, we brought word of permits being filed for a pair of four-story buildings at 43 and 45 Maujer Street, in East Williamsburg. And today, thanks to a tipster, we have a shot of…

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51 Lynch Street, photo from Google Street View

Permits Filed: 51 Lynch Street

Traditionally, the Hasids of South Williamsburg have been content to leave their pre-war building stock intact, especially if the structure is a townhouse with three stories or more. Instead, they’ve generally sought vacant lots to…

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543 Marcy Avenue, overhead shot from Bing Maps

Permits Filed: 543 Marcy Avenue

The area around the Marcy Houses, on the border of Williamsburg and Bed-Stuy, has for decades been a bit of a no-man’s-land. But with the rezoning of the Broadway Triangle for development – mainly targeted…

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