In April, developer Yidel Hirsch filed plans to build a six-story apartment building on the site of a former chemical factory at 215 Freeman Street, on the corner of McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint. The Department of Buildings disapproved those plans, but he’s filed new building applications to develop another residential project across the street at 216 Freeman Street.
Property owner Rajive Maret has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit residential building at 27-04 Astoria Boulevard, in Astoria, four blocks from the N and Q trains’ stop at Astoria Boulevard. The building will measure 7,172 square feet in total, and units will average 717 square feet each, indicative of rentals. New Jersey-based T.F. Cusanelli & Filletti Architects is the applicant of record, and the existing three-story, multi-family building must first be demolished.
Edward Katanov, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 211 Troy Avenue, in central Crown Heights, five blocks from the Utica Avenue stop on the 3, 4 and 5 trains. A day care facility will span the cellar through second levels, measuring 10,200 square feet, and residential units, averaging 835 square feet, will take up the third through fifth floors. Scott Schnall Consulting, based in Cobble Hill, is the applicant of record, and the former three-story, three-unit townhouse was demolished in July.
Prime Rok Real Estate has filed applications for an eight-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 150 East 108th Street, in East Harlem, two blocks from the 6 train’s stop at 110th Street. The 13,187 square-foot building will feature 2,209 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, followed by the same square footage in health care facility on the second floor. Apartments will occupy the third through eighth floors, averaging 877 square feet apiece. Bushwick-based Hany Rizkalla is the architect of record.
Earlier this spring, the development site at 211-215 Schermerhorn Street, in Downtown Brooklyn, was placed on the market for $30 million, and now GPB Realty Capital is in contract to purchase the property. Neither the price nor the future plans have been disclosed, although a 75,000 square-foot residential or hotel building could be built. TerraCRG brokered the property, and the lots are currently vacant, according to The Real Deal.