Construction is now underway on the seventh floor of the 12-story, 123-unit mixed-use building under development at 15 Lafayette Avenue, located on the corner of Ashland Place in Downtown Brooklyn. Progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums by Tectonic. The latest building permits state the project will measure 120,093 square feet and rise 138 feet to its main roof, not including the bulkhead.
Last Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission heard a proposal to expand the prominent single-family house at 615 Eastern Parkway, in Crown Heights. While commissioners weren’t wholly against expanding the structure on one of New York City’s most beautiful boulevards, they also didn’t approve the work.
Omega Healthcare has filed plans for a 24-story senior housing development at 1802 Second Avenue, on the corner of 93rd Street on the Upper East Side — just as the MTA gets ready to open the nearby 96th Street station of the Second Avenue subway.
Community Board 3 has voted against Riverside Developer USA’s plans for two residential buildings, proposed to contain a total of 296 apartments, at 376 Flushing Avenue and 43 Franklin Avenue, in the northwestern corner of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The building on Flushing would rise eight stories and measure 176,671 square feet, while the one on Franklin would rise six stories and measure 126,839 square feet. Thirty percent, or 88 apartments, are set to rent at below-market rates through the housing lottery to families making 80 percent of the area median income, or AMI.
Great Neck, N.Y.-based TCX Development has filed applications for a 10-story, 18-unit mixed-use building at 148-12 Archer Avenue, in downtown Jamaica. The project will measure 16,600 square feet and will rise 102 feet to its roof. There will be 1,492 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by residential units across the second through 10th floors. The apartments should average 667 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Juan C. DeFonseca’s Great Neck-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 2,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a single-story warehouse. Demolition permits were filed in August.