A four-story residential structure at 1064 Hancock Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn has begun construction after filing permits nearly six years ago. The project is being developed by MP Bristol Realty and designed by Think Architecture & Design. Permits for the original project were filed in 2014 and called for a six-unit structure measuring approximately 4,345 square feet. It is unclear why MP Bristol Realty ditched original those plans in favor of the current iteration, which is 45 feet tall and comprises 10,150 square feet.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story residential building at 1883 Crotona Avenue in Crotona, The Bronx. Located between East 176th Street and Fairmount Place, the lot is near the West Farms Square-East Tremont Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. SEBCO Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 414 Vandalia Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Jerome Street and Ashford Street, the site is near the New Lots Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 train. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
While construction is booming across the entirety of Williamsburg’s waterfront, one of the first mega-projects of this development cycle to wrap will be 420 Kent Avenue’s three residential towers. Totaling 857 units, the last two buildings are preparing for an imminent opening day. YIMBY sat down with the project’s developer Eliot Spitzer of Spitzer Enterprises to discuss the latest happenings at the ODA-designed site, the former governor’s plans for Hudson Yards, and the perils of potential population loss across the five boroughs.
The State University of New York at New Paltz this week celebrated the completion of a $13.5 million Engineering Innovation Hub located on the institution’s Hudson Valley campus. Designed by Urbahn Architects, the two-story building comprises 19,500 square feet and serves as a central headquarters for the university’s bachelor’s degree program in mechanical engineering that has seen rapid enrollment growth since launching in 2014.