Newly filed construction applications have revived plans filed in 2013 at the vacant parcel spanning 529-543 President Street, in Gowanus, where RJ Hospitality is to construct a five-story, 101-key hotel measuring roughly 31,100 square feet. Raymond Chan is designing, and the site’s former single-story predecessor had been demolished in 2008.
Brownstoner has spotted schematics posted on-site at the vacant lot of 485 Union Street, in Gowanus, where a four-story, three-unit residential building measuring nearly 3,900 square feet is planned. The adjacent properties are also under ownership of Anthony Mannino, the developer, and AE Design Solution is designing. Per signage, completion is expected in June 2016.
Despite flooding and complaints from angry neighbors, Lightstone has pushed forward with its nearly 700-unit mega development at 363-365 Bond Street along the Gowanus Canal.
Globiwest Hospitality has finally begun construction on its planned boutique hotel at Third Avenue and Sixth Street, where excavation kicked off last summer. The foundation and first floor were going in when YIMBY stopped by earlier this week.
With the ascendance of the “industrial chic” aesthetic, the intense gentrification of once-working-class South Brooklyn neighborhoods, and excellent transit access into Manhattan, Gowanus has transitioned from a smelly post-industrial no-man’s-land into an intensely desirable residential neighborhood. Unfortunately…