David Lefkowitz, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 103 Vanderveer Street, in eastern Bushwick. The structure will measure 5,492 square feet and its residential units should average 686.5 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Ronald B. Cagan’s Brooklyn-based Spiral Group is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot property is currently occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in May. The Bushwick Avenue-Aberdeen Street stop on the L train is two blocks away.
Arbie Development is planning to build an eight-story residential building at 334 Butler Street (a.k.a. 141 Fourth Avenue), in northern Park Slope. A rendering of the project has been revealed by DNAinfo. The residential units will be condominiums, although it’s not known how many apartments there will be. Some of them will be duplex penthouses. New building applications haven’t been filed yet, although completion is scheduled for 2018. The 23-foot-wide, 2,300-square-foot corner lot is currently occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits were filed earlier this month. The developer acquired the property earlier this year for $4.35 million.
Herman Weiser, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 481 Central Avenue, in the heart of Bushwick. The structure will measure 10,281 square feet. The ground floor will host 2,000 square feet of office space for a community facility and the lower portion of a duplex residential unit. The apartments should average 686 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Shawn E. Stiles’s New Jersey-based S&S Architectural Design is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,498-square-foot property, located on the corner of Jefferson Avenue, is currently vacant. The Halsey Street Station on the J train is four blocks away.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission has weighed in on a new apartment building planned for 11-19 Jane Street, in the Greenwich Village Historic District. It appears the commissioners could support demolition of the site’s existing garage building, but not the proposal for its replacement.
Affordable housing projects are cropping up on vacant lots all over the South Bronx, and today’s development will rise at 294 East 162nd Street, between Morris and Teller avenues in Melrose.