Permits have been filed for a five-story apartment building at 553 Lafayette Avenue, in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located on an interior lot between Bedford Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, the site is steps away from the G train at the Bedford-Nostrand Avenues subway station. One block east is the Herbert Von King Park and the Hattie Carthan Community Garden. Noam Amos of AUM Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story new construction development with supportive housing at 972 Washington Avenue in Morrisania, The Bronx. Located between East 163rd and East 164th Streets, the interior site is about four blocks east of the Melrose Station on the Metro North. Less than a mile east from the venture is the Intervale Avenue subway statio,n serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Jacob Barak of Postgraduate Center for Mental Health is listed as the owner, and his organization provides mental healthcare services in New York City, with 16 buildings in their real estate portfolio.
Rising above NoMad between Park Avenue South and Madison Avenue, 30 East 31st Street is a new residential tower designed by Morris Adjmi Architects, and stands 40 stories to its rooftop. The crossed beams at the top of the building are a visual signature of the design, and will soon be enclosed in an exterior envelope of dark-colored waterproofing and glass. The project is being developed by Ekstein Development and Pinnacle Real Estate.
The development team behind Victory Plaza, a new 100% affordable senior housing project, has successfully closed on $65 million in construction financing to facilitate completion of the project. Located in Harlem at 11 West 118th Street, the building will eventually rise nine stories and comprise 136 rental homes. A total of 41 units will be reserved for the formerly homeless.
Permits are up for a ten-story residential building at 1771 Weeks Avenue, in Mount Hope, The Bronx. The site is two blocks away from the 174-175th street subway station, serviced by the D train. Stephen De Vardo, operating under an LLC, is responsible for the filings. Back in 2015, Lorenzo De Vardo filed for a ten-story, 18-unit development with a square footage of 19,512 square feet on the same lot.