Blanca Otavalo, head of Fianzhin Builders Inc., has filed applications for two three-story residential buildings at 678-680 Jamaica Avenue, at the corner of Logan Street in Cypress Hills. Each building will have three residential units, averaging roughly 950 square feet apiece. Flavio Barros’ CB Engineering is the applicant of record, and a single-story garage structure must first be removed.
Pinnacle Real Estate Ventures has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at the vacant lot at 341 Fenimore Street, in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. The project will measure 8,325 square feet, which translates into an average unit size of 1,190 square feet. Sion Consulting Engineering is the applicant of record, and the site’s two-story predecessor was demolished in 2011.
All Year Management has begun excavation on their planned 16-story, 166-unit mixed-use building at 41-21 28th Street, in Long Island City, reports The Court Square Blog. The Karl Fischer-designed building will measure nearly 127,400 square feet, and a 675 square-foot retail unit is planned on the ground floor. A rough rendering has appeared on-site, and the project is slated for completion in Fall 2016. The site’s former two-story building was demolished late last year.
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.