Over the past year, the former four-story commercial building at 152 Elizabeth Street, located on the corner of Kenmare Street in Little Italy, has been demolished down to its foundation. A seven-story, seven-unit mixed-use building is now rising from that foundation, currently a single story above street level, Bowery Boogie reports. The latest building permits indicate the new structure will measure 26,788 square feet. The ground floor will host 2,193 square feet of retail space, followed by two units per floor on the second and third floors, full-floor units on the fourth and fifth-floors, and a penthouse on the sixth and seventh floors. The penthouse will feature two roof decks. The apartments, condominiums, will range from one- to four-bedrooms, averaging 3,514 square feet apiece. There will also be a seven-car automated parking garage in the cellar. Osaka, Japan-based Tadao Ando Architects & Associates is the design architect and Greenwich Village-based Gabellini Sheppard Associates is the executive architect. Sumaida + Khurana is the developer. Completion can probably be expected in 2017.
Brooklyn-based McMahon Construction has filed applications for a two-story, 5,000-square-foot commercial building at 147 11th Street, in southern Gowanus. The ground floor will host a warehouse, followed by office space on the second floor and an upper penthouse level. Scott Schnall’s Brooklyn-based consulting firm is the applicant of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot property is currently occupied by a two-story, single-family house. Demolition permits were filed in December. The site is located three blocks from the Fourth Avenue/Ninth Street stop on the F, G, and R trains.
Jackson Heights-based property owner Juan Luna has filed new applications for a three-story, two-unit residential building at 40-07 95th Street, in northern Elmhurst. It will measure 4,104 square feet. A medical office will be located in the cellar and 1,169 square feet of retail space will occupy the ground floor. There will be two residential units across the second and third floors. The full-floor residential units should average 716 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Jorge L. Bosch’s Midtown South-based Bosch Architecture is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 1,368-square-foot property is currently vacant. The site’s two-and-a-half-story predecessor was demolished last month. The Junction Boulevard stop on the 7 train is located around the corner.
Property owner Idan Shitrit, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, three-unit residential building at 108 India Street, in Greenpoint. It will measure 6,890 square feet and its residential units should average 1,586 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. One apartment will be located on the ground and cellar levels, followed by a duplex apartment on parts of the second and third floors, and a triplex apartment spanning across the rest of the second and third floors in addition to the entire fourth floor. Murat Mutlu’s Midtown South-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot property is currently occupied by a two-story townhouse. Demolition permits haven’t been filed. The site is located three blocks from the Greenpoint Avenue stop on the G train.
An anonymous LLC, based in Valley Stream, N.Y., has acquired the 6,800-square-foot development site at 21 Powers Street, located in the heart of Williamsburg, from Slate Property Group for $5.75 million, the sale’s broker announced Monday. Planned is a four-story, 10-unit residential project, of which YIMBY revealed a rendering roughly a year ago. The latest building applications indicate it will encompass 19,041 square feet. The residential units, which will be condominiums, should average 1,344 square feet apiece. Amenities include a four-car parking garage, laundry facilities, private residential storage space, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. Meshberg Group is the design architect, while Grasso Menziuso Architects is serving as the executive architect. Completion is expected in 2017, although a single-story warehouse must first be demolished. The Lorimer Street/Metrpolitan Avenue stop on the G and L trains is located three blocks north.