Property owner Joel Schwartz, of South Side Units LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, eight-unit residential building at the vacant lot at 22 Melrose Street, a stone’s-throw away from the Myrtle Avenue subway stop in northern Bushwick. The building will measure 5,885 square feet, which works out to an average rental-size unit of 735 square feet. KMP Design & Engineering is the applicant of record. The site’s former three-story, three-unit structure was emergency demolished sometime within the past few years.
In October 2014, a 10-story, eight-unit mixed-use building was rising at 179 Suffolk Street, at East Houston Street on the Lower East Side. Bowery Boogie reports the nearly 14,500 square-foot structure topped out last Spring, and now façade installation is nearly complete. The first two levels will be occupied by a religious facility, and opening is likely within the coming months. Defonseca Architects is the architect of record.
Last September, YIMBY reported on the first permits for a new 21-story residential tower coming to 117 Livingston Street, which also has an address at 415 Red Hook Lane, in Downtown Brooklyn. Quinlan Development and Lonicera Partners are behind the project, and Ennead Architects are designing the building, which YIMBY can now reveal.
A Key Food at 946 Myrtle Avenue in northeastern Bed Stuy is set to give way to this seven-story apartment building designed by Karl Fischer. The architect filed a new building application last October, and now YIMBY has a rendering of the project headed for the southwestern corner of Myrtle and Throop Avenues.
5Pointz hasn’t gotten much coverage since the Wolkoffs demolished the graffiti haven last August, but construction has finally started on the two rental towers that will rise in its place at 22-44 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City.