An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, five-unit residential building at 185 Devoe Street, in central Williamsburg. The project will measure 5,439 square feet and its residential units should average 720 square feet apiece. That means rental apartments are likely in the works. Dmitriy Shenker’s Brooklyn-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 24-foot-wide, 1,800-square-foot site is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits haven’t been filed. The Graham Avenue stop on the L train is around the block.
The Orthodox Jewish community on the border between Bed-Stuy and Williamsburg has learned to make the best of the area’s industrial zoning. Last week, South Williamsburg-based developer Joseph Brunner filed plans for an eight-story commercial and community facility building at 347 Flushing Avenue, just west of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Navy Yard.
Brooklyn-based Urban View has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 66 Maujer Street, in central Williamsburg. The project will measure 5,000 square feet and its residential units are expected to average 714 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Woody Chen’s Elmhurst-based Infocus Design & Planning is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot property is currently occupied by a single-story house. Demolition permits were filed in August. The Lorimer Street/Metropolitan Avenue stop on the G and L trains is six blocks away.
In the spring of 2015, Thor Equities entered into contract for the development site at 176 Bedford Avenue, located on the corner of North 7th Street in North Williamsburg. The developer has since closed on the property for $30 million. The developer plans to build a two-story, 14,500-square-foot commercial-retail building.
Brooklyn-based Cayuga Capital Management has filed applications for a four-story, 5,040-square-foot mixed-use commercial building at 115 Broadway, in South Williamsburg. The site is a 1,340-square-foot, wedge-shaped vacant lot bound by South 6th Street and Bedford Avenue. Retail space will occupy the cellar level, the ground floor, and an upper mezzanine level. Office space will take up the second floor, followed by community facility space on the third and fourth floors. Together, the retail and office space will amount to 3,785 square feet while the community facility space will total 1,168 square feet. Midtown South-based DXA Studio is the architect of record. The Marcy Avenue stop on the J and M trains is five blocks away.