An anonymous Staten Island-based LLC has filed applications for three three-story, two-family houses at 695-703 Huguenot Avenue, in Woodrow, a neighborhood located along Staten Island’s South Shore. The buildings will measure 3,842 square feet each. Across all three, the units should average a family-sized 1,638 square feet apiece. The Staten Island-based firm Design Build Staten Island Inc. appears to be both the developer and architect. The 100-foot-wide, 20,001-square-foot lot was occupied by a two-story house until that structure was demolished in September. The property must undergo subdivision.
Foundation work is underway on the eight-story, 63-unit mixed-use building under development at 470 Dean Street, located on the corner of Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights. Progress can be seen thanks to a photo posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project will measure 101,831 square feet and rise 80 feet to it roof, not including bulkhead elements.
Even after City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito organized two years of community meetings on the future of East Harlem, tenants and activists are lining up to protest the city’s proposed rezoning of 95 blocks in the neighborhood.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission recently approved an application that will see a TriBeCa building grow in height, but not in residential unit count. 51 White Street will go from five stories with 13 units to seven stories with nine units, in addition to office space on the ground and cellar levels.
New details are emerging of the affordable mixed-use project planned at 110 New Lots Avenue, in southern Brownsville. The project was reported to consist of 481 units when plans were first unveiled in October. Developers have now filed applications with the Department of City Planning to rezone the two-block assemblage for a multi-building project, called Ebenezer Plaza, with a total 512 apartments, an increase of 31 units. All of the units would rent at below-market rates.