Anti-gentrification activists may have spent a year disrupting community board meetings over efforts rezone Prospect Lefferts Gardens and southern Crown Heights, but new construction in the area marches on. Down by the Sterling Street stop on the 2/5 trains, one developer has filed plans for a small residential building at 322 Lincoln Road, between Nostrand and Rogers Avenues in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
Staten Island-based RCI Plumbing Corp. has filed applications for six semi-detached, three-story homes at 3333-3347 Richmond Avenue, in the Arden Heights neighborhood in Staten Island. The development will net a total 14,687 square feet, with four homes measuring roughly 3,000 square feet and two at 1,400 square feet. Staten Island-based Lo Bue & Valenziano is the architect of record, and the plot of land is currently vacant.
Staten Island-based Adventure Masonry Corporation has filed applications for a three-story, 11-unit residential building at 564 19th Street, in Windsor Terrace, six blocks from 15th Street – Prospect Park stop on the G and F trains. The building will span 8,288 square feet and rise on a 60-foot-wide vacant lot. Units will average 753 square feet apiece. Henry Radusky’s Bricolage Designs is the architect of record.
Property owner Jimmy Mizrahi, operating under an LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, three-unit mixed-use building at 28 Huntington Street, in Red Hook, located five blocks west of the Smith – 9th Streets stop on the F and G trains. The building will measure 5,934 square feet, and 2,253 square feet of community facility space will span the ground floor and a portion of the cellar. In the second through forth floors, full-floor units will average 1,227 square feet apiece. Mohammad Baalbaki’s Staten Island-based Baalbaki & Assocoates Engineering is the applicant of record.
Over the summer, YIMBY revealed renderings for Related Companies’ planned 13-story, 47-unit residential building at 70 Vestry Street (aka 264 West Street), in Tribeca, and now the developer has landed $200 million in construction loans, provided by Bank of America. The building will measure 154,019 square feet in total, and includes roughly 800 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Robert A.M. Stern is designing, while Ismael Leyva is serving as the architect of record. Demolition permits have already been approved to raze the site’s existing tenement and low-rise buildings.