The Brooklyn Bridge Park’s proposed Pier 6 towers, in Brooklyn Heights, are moving forward after NIMBY actions temporarily stalled the project. The 31- and 15-story buildings, to contain 130 affordable residential units, will be reviewed by Empire State Development, and a development team will be chosen from 14 unique proposals, according to The Wall Street Journal.
In January, AAD Construction Corp. acquired the two-story, 2,655 square-foot home at 7815 Narrows Avenue in Bay Ridge for $1.68 million, and filed demolition permits. Now a two-story, single-family residence measuring 4,222 square feet is planned for the property, per Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and Deber Consulting is designing. A block to the north, a similar single-family redevelopment is taking place at 35 78th Street.
Property owner Anthony Pugliesie has filed applications for two three-story, single-family houses spanning the vacant lots at 259-261 Boundary Avenue, in Midland Beach. One home will measure 2,835 square feet, and the other 1,922 square feet; Scaglione Architects is designing. In 2007, the site’s former two-story structure was demolished.
Dubbed Sun Valley Towers, Alma Realty Corp. is wrapping up construction on their five-story, 72-unit mixed-use building at 14 Brooklyn Avenue, in Nassau County’s Valley Stream. According to LI Herald, Blink Fitness will occupy 15,000 square feet on the ground floor, and renting will begin by September. The building’s former developer also had plans for a second six-story mixed-use building on the same block.
Baiano Development has filed applications for 30 two-story, single-family townhouses for their planned 84-unit, 135,400 square-foot residential development, in Staten Island’s Clifton neighborhood. Dubbed EastPointe at Bridgeview, YIMBY brought you news the project in July of 2014, and each unit will measure roughly 1,500 square feet. Moss & Sayad Architects is designing, and construction is underway.