Developer Abraham Brach has acquired, for $27.5 million, the 30,000-square-foot development site at 191 Harrison Avenue, located between Bartlett and Gerry streets in the Broadway Triangle section of Williamsburg. The new owner plans to build a mixed-use project with community facility space, geared toward the Orthodox Jewish community, and residential units, The Real Deal reported. The site can accommodate up to 120,000 square feet of development. It’s occupied by multiple dilapidated, low-rise commercial-warehouses, ranging from one to three stories. Demolition permits have yet to be filed.
An anonymous Passaic, N.J.-based LLC is planning to redevelop the vacant three-story townhouse at 40 East Park Street, located on the corner of Mulberry Street in Downtown Newark. The existing structure will be converted from office space and expanded horizontally along Mulberry street. The final product will rise four stories at its tallest point and contain 15 market-rate residential units. The apartments, including studios and one-bedrooms, should average 750 square feet apiece, Jersey Digs reported. Newark-based Comito Associates is the architect. The project is expected to be complete in late 2018.
The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is partnering with the New York Public Library and the Robin Hood Foundation to explore redevelopment opportunities at 4790 Broadway, the site of the two-story Inwood Library, The Real Deal reported. A new building would retain the existing library and 100 percent of its residential units would be designated as affordable, although the scale of the project is unclear. The city will launch a request for proposals once workshops, where community members can give input, are held later this month. The proposal will have to be approved through the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP).
A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for twin two-story, two-family houses at 111-36 and 111-38 122nd Street, in South Ozone Park. The new structures will measure 3,340 square feet each. Across both, the residential units should average 1,087 square feet apiece, indicative of apartments with family-sized configurations. Each house will also come with two off-street parking spaces. Akeeb B. Shekoni’s Jamaica-based Askon Architects is the architect of record. The 6,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in November.
Brooklyn-based Cardinal Properties has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 122 Huron Street, in Greenpoint. The project will measure 7,930 square feet and its residential units should average 798 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Wieslawa Jasiulewicz Majran’s Glendale, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 28-foot-wide, 2,792-square-foot lot is occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed.