An anonymous Midtown South-based LLC has recently been granted permits to build a six-story, 98,812-square-foot self-storage building at 33 Remsen Avenue, on the northern end of East Flatbush. The Buildings Department approval comes nearly two years after initial applications were filed. The new structure will contain storage units on the ground through sixth floors, in addition to two underground floors. There will be accessory office space on the ground floor. Virginia-based Butz Wilbern LTD is the applicant of record. The site was once occupied by a single-story commercial strip until that was demolished over the summer.
Foundation work is now underway on the 21-story hotel under development at 16 East 30th Street, in NoMad. The construction progress can be seen thanks to a photo posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate that the new structure will encompass 50,997 square feet and rise 204 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead.
Brooklyn-based Blackrose Property Group has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit townhouse at 67-16 60th Street, in Ridgewood. The project will measure 3,830 square feet and its residential units should average 1,437 square feet apiece. The first unit will take up the entire ground floor and parts of the cellar and second floors, while the other unit will take up the third floor and the rest of the second floor. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide lot is currently vacant. The Forest Avenue stop on the M train is two blocks away.
A commercial building in SoHo is on its way to finding itself bigger than ever. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved restoration work and vertical additions to two-story-tall 558 Broadway.
A seven-story rental building planned at 924 Myrtle Avenue in Bed-Stuy is inching closer to reality, and today YIMBY has a rendering of how it will eventually look.