When YIMBY stopped by the Prospect Plaza affordable housing development in Ocean Hill earlier this summer, the first two buildings were inching toward completion on Prospect Place between Howard and Saratoga Avenues. Across the street, foundation work on Phase 2 had just begun. Now new building applications have been filed for the third and final piece of the project at 1845 Sterling Place, a large, vacant corner lot next to Eastern Parkway.
Yong Lee, head of Flushing-based HWL Management, has filed applications for a five-story, 14,732 square-foot commercial building at 150-15 Barclay Avenue, in Murray Hill, Queens, located a block from the Murray Hill LIRR station. The first and second floors will contain 4,315 square feet of offices, and 14,732 square feet of health care facilities will take up the third through fifth floors. Flushing-based Kyu Myeon Lee is the architect of record, and an existing 2.5-story home must first be demolished.
Property owner Jenny Wu has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 1430 West 4th Street, in eastern Bensonhurst, four blocks from the N train’s Bay Parkway stop. The building will measure 11,139 square feet in total, and will feature 2,394 square feet of health care facilities on the basement level. On the five floors above, residential units will average 875 square feet apiece. Zhen Yu Ye’s Bay Ridge-based Ye Development Inc. is the applicant of record. The site’s two-story predecessor was demolished in 2005.
Pik Wan Cheng, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 22-unit mixed-use building at 144-89 38th Avenue, in Murray Hill, four blocks from the LIRR station at 41st Avenue and 149th Street. The building will measure 20,384 square feet, and includes 5,550 square feet on the basement level for a children’s daycare. Residential units, averaging a rental-sized 675 square feet, will take up the first through fifth floors. Flushing-based Chang Hwa Tan is the architect of record, and permits were filed in July to remove a dilapidated two-story structure.
Whitestone-based Zankera Construction Inc. has filed applications for 10 three-story, multi-family residential buildings spanning 149-21 – 149-39 78th Street, in Lindenwood, directly east of Brooklyn’s Cypress Hills. The development will total 30 residential units — three per building — across 35,690 square feet of space, making for spacious average units of 1,190 square feet. Platonic Solids Architecture is designing, and the swath of land is currently vacant.