Property owner Yaniv Zohar, doing business as an anonymous Kew Gardens-based LLC, has filed applications for four three-story, three-unit residential buildings at 3217-3223 Pearsall Avenue, in the East Bronx’s Allerton section. The buildings will measure between 3,640 square feet and 3,845 square feet. Across the entire project, the full-floor residential units should average a family-sized 1,013 square feet apiece. There will be a total of 10 off-street parking spaces. Arnold Montag’s Great Neck, N.Y.-based AM/PM Design & Consulting is the architect of record. The 100-foot-wide, 10,000-square-foot property is currently occupied by a single-story house. Demolition permits were filed in June. The Gun Hill Road stop on the 5 train is seven blocks away.
Property Adar Yigal, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 1390 Putnam Avenue, in Bushwick. It will measure 7,500 square feet and its residential units should average 687.5 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Woody Chen’s Elmhurst-based Infocus Design & Planning is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot property is currently vacant. The Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues stop on the L and M trains is located five blocks away.
Yesterday, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) broke ground on a $41 million renovation project of the 17-story, 573-unit public housing complex called Surfside Gardens (officially Coney Island I, Sites 4 & 5) at 2947 West 28th Street, on western Coney Island. The project, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is intended to repair damage sustained during Hurricane Sandy. It will also upgrade the building to better mitigate future storm damage, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported. The entire roof will be replaced, the façade will get a new look, backup power generators and new infrastructure will be installed, outdoor recreational areas will be upgraded, and new security measures will be installed. In addition, the Surfside Community Center will get an extensive renovation. James McCullar Architecture is behind the renovation’s design.
Property owner Sol Ekstein, doing business as an anonymous Hudson Valley-based LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit residential building at 223 Manhattan Avenue, in the heart of Williamsburg.In early 2015, YIMBY reported on plans for a six-story, 11-unit residential project under a previous owner. The newly filed building will measure 7,583 square feet and its residential units should average 682 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. It would include a 225-square-foot rooftop recreational area. Boaz Golani’s Brooklyn-based Beam Group is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 1,997-square-foot property is currently occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits haven’t been filed. Both the Graham Av and Grand St stops on the L train are about 0.3 miles away.
A proposal to add four stories of residential space to a single-story commercial building in Queens is still on hold. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, for the second time, declined to approve the plan for 35-64 85th Street.