Proposal for 7 Irvington Place

Landmarks Not Satisfied with Proposed Renovation of Eyesore House at 7 Irvington Place, Flatbush

Among all New York City’s glorious sites, large and small, there are some to which time has not been kind. One of them, the house at 7 Irvington Place in Flatbush, Brooklyn, has a new owner who has proposed renovations to the dilapidated structure. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission heard that proposal, but found that it did not meet its standard of appropriateness.

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440 Hamilton Avenue

Revealed: 245-Unit Residential Conversion of 12-Story Office Building at 440 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains

Within the past few weeks, Long Island-based American Equity Partners filed applications and began the approval process to convert the 12-story, 350,000-square-foot office building at 440 Hamilton Avenue, located on the corner of North Broadway in downtown White Plains, into 245 residential units. A rendering of the project has also been revealed by the Westchester County Business Journal.

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566 Grand Street

Six-Story, Five-Unit Residential Building Planned at 566 Grand Street, Williamsburg

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a six-story, five-unit residential building at 566 Grand Street, in Williamsburg. The project will measure 7,875 square feet and its residential units should average 1,276 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. There will be a duplex apartment across the ground and second floors, followed by full-floor apartments on the third through sixth floors. William A. Corcoran’s Brooklyn-based firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 1,875-square-foot plot is occupied by a two-story building. Records indicate demolition began in January.