Foundation work has begun at 159 Broadway, a 26-story mixed-use residential project in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Stonehill & Taylor Architects and developed by Cornell Realty Management LLC, the 133,340-square-foot project is located across the street from Peter Luger Steakhouse and directly abuts the 145-year-old landmarked Williamsburgh Savings Bank. The structure will eventually top out at 277 feet and become one of the tallest buildings in the neighborhood.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 161 Harrison Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle. Located between Walton Street and Wallabout Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the M and J trains and the Flushing Avenue station, serviced by the G train. Jay Fried of Yeshiva Beor Hatorah is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use building at 34 Union Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Walton Street and Wallabout Street, the through lot is two blocks north of the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Simon Dushinsky of Brooklyn-based Rabsky Group is listed as the owner behind the applications. In November, the developer filed permits for a neighboring lot.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 680 Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Meeker Avenue and Lorimer Street, the lot is four blocks north of the Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the L train. Cheskie Weiss under the 680 Lorimer LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A local developer has filed zoning amendments to construct a new low-rise condominium building in the center of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The existing lot at 276 Bedford Avenue is currently vacant and measures approximately 2,700 square feet. The proposed building would top out at three stories or about 50 feet above ground and would include 4,095 square feet of ground-floor retail and two levels of residential area above. The residential component would occupy 4,424 square feet and include two separate units and private roof space above a portion of the first floor.