Flushing-based property owner David Cohen has filed applications for a four-story, multi-unit residential building at 145 Conselyea Street, in northern Williamsburg. It will measure 6,981 square feet and its residential units should average between 623 square feet and 712 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. The range is due to contradictory filings, where one lists eight units and the other lists seven. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot property is currently occupied by a two-story townhouse. Demolition permits haven’t been filed. The Graham Avenue stop on the L train is located two blocks away.
On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated the 16th site from its former 95-item backlog of items from before 2010. The former Williamsburgh Trust Company Building at 177 South 5th Street, in Williamsburg, has now been designated a landmark. Additionally, two more Brooklyn structures are now on the path to designation.
Chicago-based L3 Capital has filed applications for a two-story, 5,350-square-foot commercial-retail building at 89 North 6th Street, in Williamsburg. The project, to rise 43 feet above street level, will host 4,250 square feet of retail space across the ground and second floors. The cellar will contain accessory storage space. Midtown East-based Kenneth Park Architects is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot property is currently occupied by a four-story tenement building. Demolition permits have not been filed. The Bedford Avenue stop on the L train, expected to cease service into Manhattan for 18 months starting as early as 2019, is located two blocks away.
Construction has been completed on the four-story (plus penthouse), 10-unit residential building under development at 434 Manhattan Avenue in Williamsburg. That’s on the corner with Bayard Street. YIMBY previously revealed schematic drawings of the project when foundation work was underway in the spring of 2015. The latest building permits show the building measures 10,262 square feet. The residential units should average 676 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities include laundry facilities and a 302-square-foot recreational area on the ground floor. Borough Park-based Yoel Berkovitz is the developer and Beam Group is the design architect. Edward F. Zevallos Architect is serving as the architect of record. Occupancy can be expected very soon. The Lorimer Street/Metropolitan Avenue stop on the G and L trains is eight blocks away.
Property owner Sol Ekstein, doing business as an anonymous Hudson Valley-based LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit residential building at 223 Manhattan Avenue, in the heart of Williamsburg.In early 2015, YIMBY reported on plans for a six-story, 11-unit residential project under a previous owner. The newly filed building will measure 7,583 square feet and its residential units should average 682 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. It would include a 225-square-foot rooftop recreational area. Boaz Golani’s Brooklyn-based Beam Group is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 1,997-square-foot property is currently occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits haven’t been filed. Both the Graham Av and Grand St stops on the L train are about 0.3 miles away.