Originally proposed (left) and previously approved renderings (right) of 53 Pearl Street from BKSK Architects. The ADA ramp illustrated will no longer be constructed.

53 Pearl Street’s Approved Plans Await Construction In DUMBO, Brooklyn

BKSK Architects‘ approved plans that were last submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), which call for a renovation and expansion of 53 Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn, await construction. The team revealed its latest design for the 140-year-old Italianate-style structure a year ago after initial plans from March 2019 that called for a tall multi-story addition at the rear of the property, were denied for being both “out of scale” and “contextually inappropriate.” The building was once a factory for the Masury Paint Company and was transformed into rental apartments several years ago.

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22-60 46th Street in Ditmars-Steinway, Queens

Permits Filed for 22-60 46th Street in Ditmars-Steinway, Queens

Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 22-58 46th Street in Ditmars-Steinway, Queens. Located between Ditmars Boulevard and Astoria Boulevard North, the lot is closest to the Ditmars Boulevard subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Hercules Argyrious of Mega Group under the MD 45 Developers LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. Last year Mega Realty Holding and the Pancyprian Association released renderings for a two-building, mixed-use development on the property, however it is unclear how much of the plans and design have changed.

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