An Ozone Park-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit mixed-use building at 344 Van Siclen Avenue, located on the corner of Belmont Avenue in the heart of East New York. The project will measure 6,550 square feet and contain 1,900 square feet of community facility space across the ground and cellar levels. The space will be utilized by a school. The residential units, which should average 775 square feet apiece, will spread across the second through fourth floors. Nyron Hall’s Brooklyn-based engineering firm is the applicant of record. The 1,900-square-foot site is currently vacant.
ABCapstone Group has filed applications for a three-story, 32,363-square-foot mixed-use building at 179-24 Union Turnpike, located in Fresh Meadows, Queens. There will be 4,841 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by a 16,799-square-foot daycare facility across parts of the ground floor and the entire second and third floors. Dinah Klamert’s Little Neck-based firm KOH Architecture is the architect of record. The 14,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a single-story commercial building. Demolition permits have not been filed.
Bronx-based JCAL Development Group has filed applications for a 15-story, 75-unit mixed-use building at 2395 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, located between West 128th and 129th streets in Harlem. The project will encompass 95,200 square feet and rise 147 feet to its roof, according to the filings. There will be 8,625 square feet of retail space for a ground-floor grocery store, followed by 75 apartments across the second through 15th floors. All of the units, averaging 910 square feet apiece, will rent at below-market rates through the housing lottery.
The six-story, 94-unit project at 33-01 38th Avenue in Long Island City’s Dutch Kills neighborhood appears structurally complete, as the four floors added to the existing two-story building await exterior cladding.
Brownsville, in eastern Brooklyn, is one of the few places in the five boroughs where the city still owns plenty of vacant lots. One of those properties is about to be put to good use as supportive housing. The city has filed plans for an eight-story, 71-unit development at 214 Hegeman Avenue, at the southern edge of Brownsville near Canarsie.