Brownsville, in eastern Brooklyn, is one of the few places in the five boroughs where the city still owns plenty of vacant lots. One of those properties is about to be put to good use as supportive housing. The city has filed plans for an eight-story, 71-unit development at 214 Hegeman Avenue, at the southern edge of Brownsville near Canarsie.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation, the New York City Housing Development Corporation, and the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, along with developer Omni New York, have revealed plans to build a 350-unit mixed-use complex at 92-33 168th Street, located on the corner of 93rd Avenue in downtown Jamaica. All of the project’s residential units will be affordable, Curbed NY reported.
Hoboken, N.J.-based Bijou Properties is in the process of acquiring the site of a planned seven-story, 10-unit residential project at 1024 Adams Street, located on the corner of 11th Street in the northern end of Hoboken. The project was approved in 1998 and amended in 2015, Jersey Digs reported. The apartments will range from three- to four-bedrooms; the project will also include an 11-car parking garage. Nastasi Architects designed the project for the previous developer, although it’s unclear whether Bijou will retain the design. A two-story office building must first be demolished.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 187 Johnson Avenue, in Williamsburg. The project will measure 7,157 square feet and its residential units should average 687 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two apartments per floor, plus penthouse space for one of the units on the fourth floor. Diego B. Aguilera’s Rego Park-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot occupied by a single-story garage. Demolition permits have not been filed.
Dix Hills, N.Y.-based developer Maheen Farrukh has filed applications for two four-story, eight-unit residential buildings at 2424 and 2426 Lyvere Street, in the East Bronx’s Westchester Square section. The buildings will measure 5,763 square feet and 6,517 square feet, respectively. Across both, the residential units should average 708 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Michael DePasquale’s Pelham, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,155-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits, filed in September, indicate that crews began disassembling the structure earlier this week.