A proposal been submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission by PMA Architecture for 449 Convent Avenue, in Upper Manhattan. The site is currently occupied by the right-most unit of a group of six brownstones. This particular structure has been marred from fire damage and requires remediation. The proposed rehab of the structure would replace and update the lot with a 54-foot-tall, five-story building, rising 10 feet higher than its adjacent counterparts.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 215 Putnam Avenue, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The site is seven blocks away from the Franklin Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the A and C, and also the final stop for the S train. Brooklyn-based Corner Realty Group will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a five-story school at 1829 Nostrand Avenue, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is one block away from the Newkirk Avenue and Nostrand Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The project will replace a single-story commercial building that was once home to a Duane Reade. David Bawabeh of Bawabeh Realty Holdings will be responsible for the development. This would be the second school by the company that YIMBY has reported on, the first being at 644 Gates Avenue.
Permits have been filed for two three-story residential buildings at 33 and 41 Idaho Avenue, in Prince’s Bay, Staten Island. The site is five blocks away from the Pleasant Plains Train Station, serviced by the Staten Island Railway. Idaho Custom Builders, locals to the area, will be responsible for the development.
An updated design has been submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for 312-322 Canal Street, in the West Tribeca Historic District. The site is currently occupied by a two-story retail space, owned by the developer, Trans World Equities. An initial design proposal was submitted in 2011 by Paul A. Castrucci Architect, but was denied by the LPC after being deemed too bland for the area.