Bushwick

493 Evergreen Avenue

Four-Story, Four-Unit Residential Project Coming to 493 Evergreen Avenue, Bushwick

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential project at 493 Evergreen Avenue, in central Bushwick. The new building will measure 5,460 square feet and its full-floor residential units should average 1,070 square feet apiece, which means either condominiums or rentals could be in the works. Olabanji Awosika’s Jamaica-based firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 1,950-square-foot lot is currently vacant.


1411 Bushwick Avenue

Five-Story, 12-Unit Residential Building Planned at 1411 Bushwick Avenue, Bushwick

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a five-story, 12-unit residential building at 1411 Bushwick Avenue, located on the corner of Moffat Street in eastern Bushwick. The project will measure 15,227 square feet and its residential units should average 854 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be off-street parking for six cars. Forest Hills-based ARC Architecture + Design Studio is the architect of record. The 3,704-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in December.


340 Melrose Street

Two Buildings With 14 Residential Units Filed at 340 Melrose Street, Bushwick

Brooklyn-based TNE Buildings has filed applications for two four-story, multi-family residential buildings at 340-342 Melrose Street, in western Bushwick. One of the buildings will measure 8,165 square feet and contain eight units, averaging 817 square feet apiece. The other building will measure 5,500 square feet and contain six units, averaging 733 square feet apiece. Both buildings will likely contain rental apartments. Pirooz Soltanizadeh’s Jamaica-based Royal Engineering is the applicant of record. The 5,000-square-foot assemblage is vacant.


Our Lady of Lourdes redevelopment, rendering via Georgica Green

Construction Progressing at Three-Building, 76-Unit Mixed-Use Redevelopment at 1875 Broadway, Bushwick

Foundation work appears to be underway on the eight-story, 18-unit mixed-use building under development at 1875 Broadway, located on the corner of DeSales Place in eastern Bushwick. The new building, with 7,019 square feet of community facility space, is part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Our Lady of Lourdes convent. The project includes the conversion of a four-story structure at 11 DeSales Place and the construction of a six-story structure to the north, which has topped out, featuring an additional 58 residential units and 1,215 square feet of community facility space.


The 40 individual landmarks designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 2016

A Look Back at the New York City Landmarks Designated in 2016

2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the New York City landmarks law. There were occasions to celebrate, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated six individual landmarks and four historic districts. 2016 was considerably busier for the commission. It designated 40 individual landmarks and two historic districts, including 12 new Midtown East landmarks and 26 sites from its backlog. Here are all of them, for you to take in as the year comes to a close.

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