Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 581 Belmont Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Belmont Avenue and Schenck Avenue, the lot is two bocks from the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the C train. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The reflective glass and decorative exterior steel beams of No.33 Park Row, aka Pearl on the Park, are close to reaching the top of the 25-story Financial District structure. Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and developed by Centurion Real Estate Partners and Urban Muse, the residential tower stands 331 feet tall and will yield a total of 30 units with views facing City Hall Park and the surrounding Civic Center neighborhood.
A grand-scale illuminated ‘Welcome’ sign will soon crown 30 Columbia Heights, the former Jehovah’s Witness headquarters in Brooklyn Heights. The welcome sign will be installed at the end of the month in tall red lettering and replace the ‘Watchtower’ sign that stood above the Brooklyn waterfront for nearly 50 years.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 1210 Simpson Street in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between Home Street and Freeman Street, the lot is one block west of the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. St. Peter’s Deliverance Ministries is listed as the owner behind the applications. According to the permit, the development appears to be a collaboration with national homelessness nonprofit Help USA.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 686 Eagle Avenue in Woodstock, The Bronx. Located between East 156th Street and Westchester Avenue, the lot is two blocks from the Jackson Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Louis Calos under the 686 Eagle Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.