This week, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will review proposals to construct new pathways and modify pedestrian circulation within Brooklyn’s historic Fort Greene Park. The goal of the project is to create an improved pedestrian connection to the park’s Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument, improve ADA accessibility within the park, repair damaged asphalt paths, and mitigate anticipated erosion of existing pathways.
Gotham Organization’s contentious new development at 130 St. Felix Street in Downtown Brooklyn is now under review by the Department of City Planning as part of the New York’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure. Known simply as ULURP, the procedure is required for projects that require special review or modifications to existing zoning regulations.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 12 Rockwell Place in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Located between Dekalb Avenue and Fulton Street, the through lot is also addressed as 623 Fulton Street. The site is within walking distance of the Dekalb Avenue subway station, serviced by the B, Q, and R trains and the Nevins Street station, serviced by the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains. Rabsky Group under the 625 Fulton A LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Kane AUD will again appear before the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) with proposals to update an aging Italianate rowhouse in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Located at 176 Washington Park, the five-story building was originally constructed around 1860 and has sat in disrepair for decades.
FXCollaborative has updated design proposals for a new residential tower and partial expansion of the historic Brooklyn Music School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Located at 130 Saint Felix Street, the most notable changes in the architect’s proposals include a new structural height of 265 feet, down from 285 feet, and a series of setback terrace levels toward the top of the building. The proposal was approved at a Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) meeting on August 4th.