Construction is booming in Long Island City, but it’s pretty unusual to find a new building with apartments and manufacturing space, like the one planned for 40-05 Crescent Street. Permits were filed back in September and approved last month for the five-story, 36,433-square-foot building.
A condo conversion and a new 12-story rental building are slowly taking shape at two former Jehovah’s Witnesses properties in Dumbo. Two years ago, Landmarks approved plans to convert an old Brillo factory at 200 Water Street into 15 condos, which will include two-, three- and four-bedrooms with terraces.
2183 3rd Avenue [Curbed]: Sharon Kahren and Haim Levi are developing a 12-story, 59-unit rental building measuring 64,000 square feet at the vacant lot of 2183 3rd Avenue, in East Harlem. Excavation is currently underway, and completion is expected “early next year.”
Applications have been filed for a five-story, single-family townhouse measuring 4,300 square feet at 106 Prospect Place, in northern Park Slope (near Flatbush Avenue). James Cleary is designing, and a two-story structure must first be demolished.
Developers are snapping up lots near the BQE in East Williamsburg every chance they get, and now the increasingly pricey hood will get a six-story mixed-use apartment building at 387 Manhattan Avenue. New building applications were filed today for the 18,429-square-foot development, which will fill a vacant lot between Frost and Withers Streets, half a block from the highway and Meeker Avenue.