A Bronx-based property owner has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential project at 2088 Valentine Avenue, in the West Bronx’s Fordham Heights section. The building will measure 4,684 square feet and its full-floor residential units should average a family-sized 1,561 square feet apiece. The 18-foot-wide, 1,808-square-foot property is was occupied by a three-story townhouse until it was demolished back in April. It was demolished under emergency declaration due to a six-alarm fire that damaged the structure in late 2015. Anthony Hatziioannou’s Jericho, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record.
East Flatbush hasn’t seen much development action since the 421-a tax break expired in January. But a little market-rate project is coming to the hood, possibly spurred by renewed negotiations over the controversial policy. A pair of five-story residential buildings may replace a detached house at 3603 Farragut Road, at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue in East Flatbush.
The area near Fordham University in the Bronx is poised to get a little more market-rate housing. Plans were filed earlier today to build an eight-story apartment building at 2180 Arthur Avenue in Belmont, in the northwestern part of the borough.
An anonymous Chelsea-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 89,078-square-foot commercial-warehouse at 1302 Edward L. Grant Highway, located on the corner of West 169th Street, in the West Bronx’s Tremont section. There will be warehouse space across two sub-cellar levels and four above-grade levels. Office space will be located on the second floor. There will also be three loading berths and three off-street parking spaces. Virginia-based Butz Wilbern LTD is the architect of record. The 21,156-square-foot plot is vacant. The 167th Street stop on the 4 train is three blocks away.
Brooklyn-based property owner Angle Martinez has filed applications for a three-story, 3,956-square-foot office building at 156 11th Street, located on the southern end of Gowanus. The ground through third floors will contain commercial-office space. The cellar will be available as accessory space to the offices above. Mohammad H. Baalbaki’s Staten Island-based Baalbaki & Associates Engineering is the applicant of record. The 20-foot-wide, 2,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits were filed in September. The Fourth Avenue/Ninth Street stop on the R, F, and G trains is three blocks away.