Property owner Santino Battiata has filed applications for a four-story, 18-unit mixed-use building at 132 Wyckoff Avenue, in northern Bushwick, located on the corner of Stanhope Street and right above the DeKalb Avenue Station on the L train. The 38,723-square-foot project will replace two two-story buildings at 132-134 Wyckoff and the vacant lot at 130 Wyckoff. There will be 5,272 and 588 square feet of ground-floor retail and medical office space, respectively. Beginning on the floor above, residential units will average a relatively spacious 959 square feet apiece, and the new building will be topped by rooftop recreational space. Douglas Pulaski’s Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the architect of record.
Mayer Pearl, doing business as Apta Valley LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 253 Evergreen Avenue, in central Bushwick, located three blocks from stops on either the J or M trains. The structure, which will measure 5,787 square feet in total, will rise on a vacant 25-foot-wide lot. There will be one unit on the ground floor, and two on each of the remaining floors. One unit on the fourth floor will feature a fifth-floor penthouse. The rental project is being designing by Michael Avramides Architects.
Back in early 2015, YIMBY reported on filings for an eight-story, 15-unit mixed-use building at 15 Jefferson Street, in Bushwick, located a stone’s throw away from the Myrtle Avenue stop on the J, M, and Z trains. Since then, new plans have been filed by a new developer. Moses Neuman’s Brooklyn-based Elite Realty Inc. has filed applications for two four-story, eight-unit residential buildings. Each will contain roughly 5,274 square feet of residential space, which means apartments will average a rental-sized 659 square feet apiece. The building at 15 Jefferson will uniquely feature a penthouse on the fifth floor, which will be accessible to one of the units on the fourth floor. Boaz Golani’s Bronx-based BMG Design Build is the architect of record. Permits were filed in January to demolish an existing single-story, 75-foot-wide commercial warehouse.
Lazer Waldman, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 24-unit residential building at 73 Starr Street, in western Bushwick, located five blocks from the Central Avenue stop on the M train. The project will encompass 23,240 square feet of space and will have 16,279 square feet of residential space. That means unit will average a rental-sized 678 square feet apiece. Charles Mallea’s Brooklyn-based M Architecture is the architect of record. Multiple single-story warehouses must first be demolished.
A cluster of cemeteries at the eastern edge of Bushwick has marked the border of gentrified Brooklyn for years, but development in the area is starting to push that border closer to East New York. A developer based in South Williamsburg has submitted plans for a five-story building at 301 Covert Street, mid-block between Irving and Knickerbocker avenues.