Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 618 Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The site is eight blocks away from the G train, whose service was shut down this last weekend. Pastor Luis Pastruizaca is listed as responsible for the development.
New permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 717 Sutter Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. The site is five blocks away from the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Eight blocks away is an identically named station, serviced by 2, 3, and 4 trains. An anonymous LLC is listed as behind the applications.
Developer Forman Ferry has proposed redeveloping an existing two-story structure with a new 11-story commercial office building with ground floor retail. Located at 29 Jay Street in the DUMBO Historic District, the project would require approvals from both the Landmark Preservation Commission and the City Planning Department to proceed. The agencies will specifically review the 150-foot proposed height of the building, which requires new zoning amendments, and how the exterior facade would impact the existing aesthetic of the surrounding neighborhood.
This March, YIMBY covered the approval of the Spofford Juvenile Detention Center by the NYC Council Committee on Land Use. Now, permits have been filed for a fourteen-story mixed-use building at 720 Tiffany Street in Hunts Point, The Bronx. The new development, named ‘The Peninsula,’ will be six blocks from the Longwood Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Six blocks further is the Prospect Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is leading the transformation.
Permits have been filed for a substantial 17-story mixed-use high-rise at 56 West 125th Street, in Harlem, Manhattan. The site is half a block from the 2 and 3 trains, and three blocks from the 125th Street train station serviced by Metro North. This is one of several substantial new buildings filed for the neighborhood, showing the economic revitalization of Harlem is far from over. The Jay Group is responsible for the development.