After two years in limbo, the city-owned Flatbush Caton Market may finally be redeveloped into affordable housing and a Caribbean business center. During a press conference this morning, the city’s Economic Development Corporation announced plans to demolish the brightly colored building at 794 Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush and replace it with 10 stories of affordable apartments.
Alexander Grinberg, operating as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for six single-family, semi-detached townhouses spanning 150-160 Lily Pond Avenue, in Arrochar, located two blocks south of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The entire development will measure 6,528 square feet in residential space, and each home will stand three stories and measure 1,088 square feet. Staten Island-based Calvanico Associates is the architect of record, and permits were filed in July to demolish an existing single-story nursing home.
Two years ago, Stillman Development International began converting the six-story former factory building at 36 Bleecker Street, in NoHo, into a residential property fit with 20 condominium units, and now the completed building has been unveiled, per Curbed. The building measures 60,418 square feet in residential space, and condo units range from one- to four-bedroom configurations. All but one unit is in contract. Morris Adjmi served as the architect of record.
Empire Hotel Group has sold the development site at 993 Sixth Avenue, between West 36th and 37th Street, in Midtown, to an anonymous LLC for $54.3 million. Permits have been approved since 2014 for an 18-story, 122-key hotel, which would measure 44,330 square feet. Edgar Rawlings’ Lower Manhattan-based Rawlings Architects is the architect of record. The site’s two-story predecessor was demolished late in 2014 and the property currently sits vacant. [The Real Deal]
Last summer, construction kicked off at 64 East 1st Street, in the East Village, where MGM Property Group and Ekstein Development are building a six-story, six-unit residential building, and now steel-frame construction is up to the third floor, according to EV Grieve. The full-floor condominiums, which average 2,185 square feet, will have two-bedroom configurations and outdoor terraces. GF55 Partners is designing, and completion is expected in 2016.