Orrie Shoshani, doing business as an anonymous Bronx-based LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 582 East 138th Street, in Mott Haven, located two blocks from the Brook Avenue stop on the 6 train. The structure will encompass 10,322 square feet and will feature 2,500 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Residential units will begin on the second floor and should average 625 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Oscar M. Fuertes’ Bayside-based OMF Architecture is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot is currently vacant.
Brooklyn-based Xiaofeng Realty Development has filed applications for a three-story, six-unit residential building at 1060 66th Street, in Dyker Heights, located six blocks from the Fort Hamilton Parkway stop on the N train. The structure will measure 7,400 square feet and its residential units should average 900 square feet apiece, which means either rentals or condominiums could be in the works. Maspeth-based Angelo Ng & Anthony Ng Architects Studio is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits have not yet been filed.
Property owner David Mosseri has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential building at 1048 Jefferson Avenue, in eastern Bushwick, located around the corner from the Halsey Street stop on the J train. The structure will measure 6,000 square feet and will rise on an narrow 18-foot-wide, 1,800-square-foot lot. Its residential units should average 690 square feet apiece, which means rental apartments are in the works. There will be two units per floor on the ground and second floors, followed by two units spanning across both the third and fourth floors. David Nagan’s Fresh Meadows-based King David Architecture is the architect of record. The property is currently occupied by a boarded-up two-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not yet been filed.
Back in 2012, Clipper Equity and the Chetrit Group acquired, from the Jehovah’s Witnesses for $81 million, the 14-story Bossert Hotel building at 98 Montague Street, in Brooklyn Heights. It has since been undergoing a conversion back to the structure’s original use as a hotel, and now it has been revealed that the the building will open on October 1, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported. Re-dubbed Esplendor Bossert Brooklyn, it will be operated by Fën Hotels. The latest building permits indicate there will be 279 hotel rooms. It will feature a 1,997-square-foot restaurant on the first floor, a 2,995-square-foot lobby café, and a 2,300-square-foot restaurant on the 14th floor. The rooftop terrace will measure 1,922 square feet and will be utilized by the restaurant. New York-based Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman + Associates Architects (GSKA) is behind the design of the renovation. The building sits within the Brooklyn Heights Historic District.
Omni New York has filed applications for a 15-story, 154-unit mixed-use building at 2956 Park Avenue, in Melrose, located five blocks from the 149th Street-Grand Concourse stop on the 2, 4, and 5 trains. The structure will encompass 143,318 square feet and will feature 4,566 square feet of community facility space on the ground floor. The building will feature affordable residential units, although its not known how many of the units will rent at below-market rates and/or will be subsidized, according to The Real Deal. The residential units should average 933 square feet apiece, which means the apartments will probably be geared towards families. Amenities in the building will include a recreational room, storage space for bikes, and laundry facilities. Mark Ginsberg’s TriBeCa-based Curtis + Ginsberg Architects is the architect of record. The site, which is located on the corner of East 151st Street, is vacant.