Greenpoint’s iconic ACME Smoked Fish Factory has now entered a mandatory public review process known as ULURP or the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure. This phase is a major step forward for the expansion which required zoning text amendments, an environmental assessment statement, and initial approvals from the Department of City Planning.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 107 Schaefer Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Evergreen Avenue and Central Avenue, the lot is close to the Wilson Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Ben Sadykov under the 107 Schaefer LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is ascending steadily at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, the first supertall project in the outer boroughs. The reinforced concrete superstructure currently stands around 28 stories tall, more than one-third of its 73-story total. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the 1,066-foot-tall skyscraper will yield 425 rental apartments and 150 condominiums.
The housing lottery is now open for 834 Pacific Street, a six-story mixed-use development in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Developed by Happy Living Development and designed by Issac & Stern Architects, the building yields a total 84 rentals in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are the 34 apartments for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $65,143 to $183,300.
Excavation is underway at 141 Willoughby Street, the site of a 24-story mixed-use building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and Fogarty Finger Architecture and developed by Savanna Real Estate, the project will yield a mix of office and retail space. The trapezoidal site is bound by Flatbush Avenue to the east, Willoughby Street to the south, and Gold Street to the west. The parcel was once the site of the Institute of Design and Construction, which was demolished last year.