Andy Pitsillos, of Brooklyn-based FLFB Realty, has filed applications for a five-story, 14-unit residential building at 213 20th Street, in South Slope, four blocks away from the Prospect Avenue stop on the R train. The building will total 10,000 square feet, which means units will average a rental-sized 714 square feet. John Haskopoulos’ Borough Park-based SHV Designs is the applicant of record, and permits were filed in July to demolish two existing homes.
Ralph Notaro has filed applications for a three-story, six-unit residential building at 47 28th Avenue, in southern Gravesend, two blocks from the Bay 50th Street stop on the D train. The building will measure 4,773 square feet, which translates into average units of 796 square feet. Steven Schneider’s New Jersey-based Schneider Associates is the applicant of record, and a two-story recessed structure must first be demolished.
Property owner David Winiarsky has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 2973 Ocean Parkway, in Brighton Beach, a block from the Q train’s stop at Ocean Parkway. The building will measure 7,934 square feet, which includes a 1,760 square-foot healthcare facility on the ground and cellar levels. Beginning on the second floor, there will be two units per floor, averaging a rental-sized 617 square feet apiece. Zarina Ross’ Coney Island-based Arcon Studio is the applicant of record, and an existing two-story brick house must first be demolished.
Isaac Itah has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit townhouse on the 17-foot-wide lot at 813 Greene Avenue, in central Bedford-Stuyvesant, four blocks from the Kosciuszko Street stop on the J train. The building will total 3,479 square feet, and each unit will spread across two floors, averaging a spacious 1,740 square feet. Bahram Tehrani’s Jamaica-based BTE Design Services is the applicant of record, and the lot appears vacant.
Kevin Shane and New Jersey-based Jeff Jordan Architects have conceptualized a 200-foot tall, 5,000-foot long pedestrian bridge linking Jersey City to Battery Park City, in Downtown Manhattan. Dubbed Liberty Bridge, the link would provide commuters with an alternative to public transit, according to Jersey Digs. The bridge would include both pedestrian and bike lanes, as well as retail spaces, works of art, park space, and solar panels.