An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, five-unit mixed-use building at 132-62 Pople Avenue, on the southern end of downtown Flushing. The project will measure 4,663 square feet. There will be a 999-square-foot daycare facility on the ground and cellar levels, followed by residential units on the floors above. The apartments should average 733 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Chark Yung’s Brooklyn-based UPC Engineering is the applicant of record. The 30-foot-wide, 1,729-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a two-story rowhome. Demolition permits haven’t been filed. The Flushing-Main Street stop on the 7 train is seven blocks away.
Western Crown Heights is no stranger to new construction. The latest project set to rise in the central Brooklyn neighborhood is coming to 786 Park Place, between Rogers and Nostrand avenues. And YIMBY has a rendering of the development, which will fill a vacant lot on a block lined with four-story, prewar walkups.
Earlier this year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a request for proposals (RFP) to upgrade, modernize, and expand Pennsylvania Station, located at Eighth Avenue and West 33rd Street under Madison Square Garden. The project will also incorporate the landmarked James A. Farley Post Office Building into the transportation complex. Now, renderings of the project have been revealed, per The New York Times, along with a timeline.
Two months ago, YIMBY got a glimpse of the dramatic changes proposed to convert an Upper West Side community facility into a residential building. Last Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved those changes to 164 West 74th Street.
DNA Development has filed applications for a four-story, 32,349-square-foot commercial-retail building at 12 West 48th Street, in Midtown. The ground through fourth floors will exclusively contain retail space. The structure will rise 66 feet above street level, which means the ceilings should average 16.5 feet in height. West Village-based Ennead Architects is the architect of record. The amount of commercial space planned clocks in at 23,345 square feet, which is significantly less than the maximum commercial square-footage that could be built, 75,310 square feet. The 7,531-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a parking garage. Permits were filed to demolish it over the summer, as YIMBY previously reported. Completion is expected in early 2018.