Brooklyn-based developer Moshe Friedman has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential project at 61 Troutman Street, in western Bushwick. The new building will measure 7,184 square feet and its residential units should average 685 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two apartments per floor. Boaz Golani’s Brooklyn-based BEAM Architects is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot is vacant.
Brooklyn-based Candor Capital has filed applications for a six-story, 17-unit residential building at 1764 Union Street, on the eastern end of Crown Heights. The project will measure 14,206 square feet and rise to a height of 63 feet. The residential units should average 705 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will also be a 396-square-foot recreational area behind the structure. Diego B. Aguilera’s Rego Park-based firm is the architect of record. The 30-foot-wide, 3,483-square-foot lot was occupied by a two-story townhouse until the structure was demolished in October 2015.
Cook County, Illinois-based LSC Development has filed applications for a three-story, 158,490-square-foot self-storage facility at 34-12 Collins Place, located on the corner 34th Avenue in downtown Flushing. The new building will rise 51 feet in height and will contain storage units across the cellar through third floors. There will be accessory offices on the ground floor, as well as 14 off-street parking spaces and five loading berths. Chicago-based SGW Architects is the architect of record. The 52,738-square-foot plot is occupied by a single-story commercial building at 34-01 College Point Boulevard. Demolition permits have not been filed.
We are living in a bit of a renaissance for New York City-area bridges. New spans are under construction for the Goethals, Kosciuszko, and Tappan Zee bridges, and the deck of the Bayonne Bridge is being raised. The world’s busiest bridge, the George Washington, is also having work done.
As Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan kicks into high gear, more developers are pushing through big, subsidized rental projects in the outer boroughs. Today we’ve got a look at a two-building, 14-story development planned for a forlorn, industrial area of the South Bronx.