If there’s one thing that community boards, developers and architects can agree on, it’s that the city’s zoning code is outdated, restrictive and unclear. So the Department of City Planning is trying to get feedback from architects, planners and communities on its proposed zoning changes, which are meant to spur the construction of affordable and senior housing.
The owner of the vacant lot 646 Green Avenue, in central Bedford-Stuyvesant, has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building measuring nearly 3,900 square feet. Kenneth Philogene, of KMP Design and Engineering, is the architect of record.
The property owner of 195 Sullivan Place, in southwestern Crown Heights, has filed applications for a five-story, 19-unit residential building measuring nearly 12,800 square feet. Panagis Georgopoulos is designing, and the existing two-story structure was approved for demolition this past January.
RR Woods Holdings 244 LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit residential building measuring 7,550 square feet at 185 Schaefer Street, in southern Bushwick. Arc Architecture + Design Studio is designing, and a dilapidated three-story structure passed pre-demolition inspection in March.
Allied Realty Partners LLC has filed applications for three three-story residential buildings, each measuring 8,750 square feet — two buildings containing four units, one with three — at 55-12 – 55-16 Van Doren Street, in Corona. Angelo NG + Anthony NG Architects Studio is designing, and the existing two-story structure at No. 55-14 was approved for demolition last Fall.