YIMBY brought you news in December of 2013 regarding Monadnock’s planned nine-story, 55-unit residential building at 335 East 27th Street, in Kips Bay. Now, Curbed reports the first of 66 modules has been lifted into place. Construction will last through the summer, and completion is expected in October or November. nARCHITECTS is designing, and 22 units are being set aside as affordable.
Oak Point Property LLC has filed applications for a single-story, 60-foot-tall cement distribution facility at 50 Oak Point Avenue, in Port Morris. The Bronx facility will measure nearly 75,600 square feet, and EDG Consulting Engineers is the architect of record. The property is currently vacant and is adjacent to the East River and the railroad tracks.
The Bed Stuy Blog reports the once-dilapidated three-story building at 405 Gates Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, is currently being renovated and refurbished to its original commercial use. The original façade is expected to be kept, and Marianna Russo is designing. According to permits, Harriet Williams is the owner of the building.
Sopher Realty has filed applications for a single-story, 9,745 square-foot commercial-retail building spanning the lots at 1953-1965 University Avenue, in University Heights. Howell Belanger Castelli Architects is designing, and the existing single-story retail structure most recently passed pre-demolition inspection late in March. The site’s current structure was involved in a fire late last year, according to DNAinfo.
Developers are rushing to build hotels in Brooklyn’s priciest Industrial Business Zone, North Williamsburg, and now they’re looking further afield in the sleepy industrial borderlands of Bushwick and Ridgewood. The owner of a scrap metal recycling business at 25 Stewart Avenue, on the corner of Flushing Avenue in Bushwick, has filed a new building application to construct a nine-story hotel the property.