An anonymous LLC has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 536 East 183rd Street, in the Belmont section of the Bronx. The project will measure 15,181 square feet, featuring 1,255 square feet of ground- and cellar-level retail space, followed by residential units on the second through fifth floors. The apartments should averge 998 square feet apiece, which means they will likely be geared towards families. Midtown South-based Issac & Stern Architects is the architect of record. The 3,807-square-foot plot is vacant.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a three-story, six-unit residential project at 202 61st Street, located on the corner of Second Avenue in Sunset Park. The new building will measure 5,433 square feet and its residential units, which could be either rentals or condominiums, should average 905 square feet apiece. Shiming Tam’s Brooklyn-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 27-foot-wide, 2,717-square-foot property is vacant. The project will not include any off-street parking, and the 59th Street stop on the N and R trains is four blocks away.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a five-story, two-unit mixed-use building at 208 Nostrand Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant. The projec, measuring 7,649 square feet, will contain a synygogue on the basement and cellar levels, followed by a duplex apartment on the first and second floors, topped by a triplex apartment on the third through fifth floors. Timothy Lee’s Elmhurst-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 2,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed. The Myrtle-Willoughby Avenues stop on the G train is three blocks away.
After 10 months of legislative limbo and stalled construction sites, the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and the Real Estate Board of New York have reached an agreement to resurrect the controversial 421-a tax exemption, which props up rental development throughout much of New York City.
Last week, YIMBY brought you news that the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to calendar sections of the interior of the 44-story, 1,413-key Waldorf Astoria New York hotel at 301 Park Avenue, located on an entire Midtown block. Now, as part of a planned mixed-use conversion, property owner Anbang Insurance Group has filed applications to convert large swaths of the tower into residential units.