In 2014, Jonathan Rose Companies acquired the thru-block commercial property at 181 Montague/140 Pierrepont Street, in Brooklyn Heights; the developer also owns the five-story building at 146 Pierrepont Street. Now, new building applications have been filed with the DOB calling for a 19-story, 68-unit mixed-use building. Units will average a condo-sized 1,860 square feet in the 132,715 square-foot building. Retail space will also measure 6,230 square feet on the ground floor.
In March, Ekstein Development began excavation at 25-19 43rd Avenue, in Long Island City, where a nine-story, 86-unit residential building is planned, and now Real Estate Weekly has renderings of the project, dubbed Dutch. The 86 condominiums will spread across 68,145 square feet of residential space, working out to an average unit of just 792 square feet. GF55 Partners is designing, while GACE Consulting Engineers is serving as the structural engineer. Foundation work is currently underway, per TCSB, and completion is slated for January 2017.
A one-story building in Greenwich Village will see a new life as a Mexican restaurant. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal to transform 255 Bleecker Street, most recently a sushi restaurant, into Tacombi – La Cornelia.
Property owner Jia W Yu, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 850 Putnam Avenue, in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The building will measure 8,330 square feet, which means units will average 1,040 square feet each. Anthony Lee’s AJR Architecture is the architect of record, and an existing two-story home must first be demolished.
Façade installation is nearing completion at the seven-story, 41-unit mixed-use building under construction at 185-193 Avenue B, in the East Village, according to EV Grieve. The Elim Pentecostal Church owns the property, and will have a 6,650 square-foot facility on the ground floor. The entire structure will measure 33,865 square feet, and units will average a rental-sized 665 square feet. Conrad Roncati’s Architectura is architect of record, and occupancy is slated for later this year.