Staten Island-based Venmar Properties has filed applications for nine detached, two-family residential buildings at 567-591 Marcy Avenue and 75-79 Venus Place, in Woodrow, located on Staten Island’s southern end. The development site is a vacant stretch of Marcy Avenue between Woodrow Road and Venus Place, and each three-story house will measure an average 2,648 square feet. As you would expect, the units will be family-sized, with one unit located on the ground floor and the second taking up the upper two levels in each house. Staten Island-based Calvanico Associates is the architect of record.
The Archdiocese of New York, in consultation with the NYPD’s Counterterrorism Bureau, has determined that there is the need to provide additional security for Cardinal Timothy Dolan. To accomplish that, they want to build a private garage for the archbishop. That means cutting into St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the proposal on Tuesday.
Last week, YIMBY told you about Brookland Capital’s plans for new buildings in Ocean Hill and Flatbush, and now we have the first look at one of their projects at 664 Jefferson Avenue, in the heart of Bed-Stuy.
Another cluster of two-story homes in Astoria are set to bite the dust for a seven-story apartment building. Developer Park Construction Corp. has filed plans to build a 56-unit project at 21-13 31st Avenue, between 21st and 23rd Streets.
Over the summer, Extell Development struck a deal to lease City Point’s phase three development site, located on the northern end of the block at 138 Willoughby Street, in Downtown Brooklyn. Yesterday, SLCE Architects pre-filed for Extell’s planned tower, which will rise 57 stories above street level. The documents are not complete, but the initial filing reveals that the project will include both residential and commercial space, as expected. The deal requires the developer to build a four-story, 65,000 square-foot retail base. The tower will rise 692 feet in height, although it’s not clear if that figure includes any structural rooftop elements. The planned residential units should number in the hundreds, and that will be among the details clarified when SLCE completes the new building applications.