Urban View Realty has filed applications for a four-story, five-unit residential building at 230 Withers Street, in northern Williamsburg, located four blocks from the Graham Avenue stop on the L train. The structure will measure 5,717 square feet in total, which means units will average a spacious 1,143 square feet apiece. The unit on the fourth floor will also feature a fifth-floor penthouse, and Woody Chen’s Elmhurst-based Infocus Design & Planning is the applicant of record. An existing two-story townhouse must first be demolished.
Property owner Idan Shitrit, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 95 Ainslie Street, in central Williamsburg, located two blocks from subway stops on either the G or L trains. The project will measure 8,152 square feet in total, which works out to units averaging 1,019 square feet apiece. Four of the units will be duplexes, and two of the duplex units will be span the fourth floor as well as a fifth-floor penthouse. Garment District-based Murat Mutlu is the architect of record. Demolition permits were filed in November to remove the existing two-story, multi-family building.
The residential redevelopment of the former three-story, 81,805 square-foot manufacturing building at 51 Jay Street, in Dumbo, has topped out, according to Brownstoner. The structure has been transformed into a seven-story building and now measures 135,658 square feet. Seventy-four condominiums units will spread across the majority of the building, measuring an average 1,815 square feet apiece, and 1,333 square feet of ground-floor retail is planned. The project includes six separate penthouses and is currently 75 percent sold with move-ins expected in mid-2016. Slate Property Group is developing is ODA Architecture is the design architect.
Back in September, filings were submitted for the planned 26-story, 323-unit mixed-use building at 37 Sixth Avenue/495 Dean Street/664 Pacific Street, in Prospect Heights, and now DNAinfo has the project’s reveal. A 616-seat, 69,858 square-foot public school will span seven floors within the building: two below-grade levels and the first five floors. The project is a part of the Pacific Park mega-development, and a team comprised of Greenland Group and Forest City Ratner is developing; Marvel Architects is designing. Demolition is currently underway on three townhouses fronting Dean Street.
New York City has a new historic district. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, in a unanimous vote, designated the Bedford Historic District in Brooklyn. That means 824 more buildings now fall under the commission’s oversight. It also means the green street signs will eventually be replaced with brown ones.