Property owner Yidel Hirsch has filed applications for a four-story, 20-unit residential building spanning the lots of 193-197 Freeman Street, six blocks north of the Greenpoint Avenue stop on the G train. The building will measure 20,000 square feet, which means units will average 750 square feet each. Julien Flander is the applicant of record, and a single-story warehouse must first be demolished.
Developer Investmates Real Estate is building townhouses in South Williamsburg, rentals on Grand Street, and now condos in Greenpoint. They’ve sent along renderings of their latest project, a five-story condo development at 78 Freeman Street, only a block from the East River between Franklin and West Streets.
Last summer, Greenpointers said goodbye to a sludge tank at Eagle and West Streets, and now part of the affordable housing for Greenpoint Landing is rising in its place at 33 Eagle Street and 21 Commercial Street.
Zelig Weiss and Riverside Developers are already building the William Vale Hotel at 55 Wythe Avenue, and now they’ve filed new building applications for a 70-key hotel at 65 Eckford Street in Greenpoint.
Northern Greenpoint is developing faster than any neighborhood in Brooklyn, and the latest property to sprout a new building is 77 Clay Street between Manhattan Avenue and McGuiness Boulevard, where permits were filed last fall.