Property owner Jose Minassian has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building on the 14-foot wide vacant lot at 754 Lafayette Avenue, in central Bedford-Stuyvesant, four blocks east from the Bedford Avenue stop on the G. The 2,762 square-foot building will split its space between just two residences, making for a condo-sized unit of 1,381 square feet. Gerald Caliendo is designing.
Mirza Rahman has filed applications for a four-story, 13-unit mixed-use building at 87-13 – 18-17 Homelawn Street, in Jamaica Hills, a block away from the 169th Street stop on the F train. The 12,300 square-foot building will include 1,680 square feet for a community facility in the cellar, and residential units will measure an average 815 square feet each. JLS Designs is the architect of record, and two existing single-family structures must first be demolished.
Izhak Djmemal has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 38 Broome Street, in southern Greenpoint. The new building will measure 5,000 square feet, which means units will average 625 square feet, indicating rentals. Woody Chen’s InFocus is the applicant of record, and an existing two-story, three-unit townhouse must first be demolished.
New renderings have surfaced of the planned 58-story, 157-unit luxury tower at 111 Murray Street, in southern Tribeca, which is being developed by Witkoff, Fisher Brothers and New Valley. The building is planned to have nearly 2,100 square feet of retail, and a 10,000 square-foot landscaped plaza, according to The New York Times.
The Stonewall Inn, located at 51-53 Christopher Street, has been designated an individual landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The unanimous vote took place Tuesday shortly before noon and was greeted by a roar of applause. This unusual move gives the bar’s history as part the LGBT rights movement the official city recognition many say it deserves.