New construction has slowed down in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant this year, but a few ambitious developers are heading out to less-established parts of the neighborhood despite uncertainty over the future of the 421-a tax break. Three townhouses are set to replace a large, aging wood-frame structure at 282-284 Patchen Avenue, between Bainbridge and Chauncey streets.
An anonymous Flushing-based LLC has filed applications for two four-story, seven-unit residential buildings at 49-08 and 49-10 111th Street, in Corona. The buildings will measure 7,053 square feet and 6,450 square feet, respectively. Across both buildings, the residential units should average 739 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Some of the apartments will be duplexes. Ling Li’s Flushing-based firm Li Architect Associate is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,000-square-foot assemblage consists of two- and three-story residential buildings. Demolition permits have not been filed. The 111th Street stop on the 7 train is nine blocks north.
Brooklyn-based property owner Anselmo Plumitallo has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building at 158 Bay 49th Street, in southern Gravesend. The project will measure 6,100 square feet and its full-floor residential units should average 1,167 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. There will be three off-street parking spaces and the apartment on the fourth floor will feature a roof deck. Nicholas Scire-Chianetta’s Brooklyn-based firm NSC Architecture is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide assemblage consists of a single-story house and vacant lot. The Bay 50th Street stop on the D train is two blocks away.
The huge two-building, 392-unit rental development at 525 West 52nd Street in Hell’s Kitchen looks like it could be ready for tenants soon. Tectonic brings YIMBY a look at how construction is coming along at the site between 10 and 11th avenues.
The former railyard on the Weehawken waterfront has slowly blossomed into a new neighborhood, complete with upscale residential buildings, shops, and restaurants. Now the area, known as Port Imperial, is about to get a new, two-tower condo building called Avora. Industrious photographer Tectonic brings us a look at the construction, which has risen several stories along the Hudson River.