Deep in southern Brooklyn, in the borderlands between Midwood and Sheepshead Bay, a developer is planning to demolish two houses to make way for an eight-story apartment building at 2226 Ocean Avenue.
Churches and synagogues throughout the five boroughs may be closing and leasing out their property to developers, but one Evangelical church in Baychester, near the northern edge of the Bronx, is building a new three-story community facility and sanctuary at 1915 Bartow Avenue.
An LLC has filed applications for a five-story, 42-unit mixed-use building measuring a total of 29,530 square feet spanning the lots 37-02 – 37-10 34th Street, in northern Long Island City. JLS Designs is designing, and a commercial retail component will amount to nearly 1,000 square feet. An existing two-story building must first be demolished.
Per Crain’s Business, the City has picked Monadnock Development to develop a mid-rise 208-unit all-affordable mixed-use building at the vacant lot of 133-45 41st Avenue, in Downtown Flushing; the de Blasio administration has made an effort to redevelop that specific underutilized lot. The project is being dubbed One Flushing, and retail and community space is planned for the ground floor; Bernheimer Architecture is designing.
Beneath the elevated N/Q tracks in Astoria, a seven-story mixed-use building will likely replace a little two-story walk-up apartment building squeezed between Hoyt Playground and a squat MTA building on 31st Street.