Brooklyn’s boom continues apace, and today, YIMBY has the reveal for the redevelopment of the existing building at 489 Washington Avenue, in Clinton Hill. The site is three blocks away from the Clinton-Washington Avenue subway station, serviced by the C trains. GB Properties is responsible for the applications. Construction will alter the extant structure, resulting in a tenfold increase in the unit count.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 1562 Dekalb Avenue, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The site is two blocks away from the Dekalb Avenue subway station, serviced by the L trains. Xiao Yong Lin of Global Team 123 will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 28-06 21st Street, in Astoria, Queens. The site is eight blocks away from the 30th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Guohua Liu is behind the applications.
While Related’s rising skyscrapers at Hudson Yards tend to dominate the headlines for the Far West Side, the Javits Center’s expansion is another major component of the neighborhood’s ongoing revitalization. Located on the northern end of the Jacob K. Javits Center, the new 1.2 million square-foot addition to the building has been progressing quickly, with excavation and foundation work now making substantial headway. In total, Javits will contain 3.3 million square feet of space under one roof by 2021.
Earlier this month, permits were filed for a large residential development in a spear-shaped plot of land at 3254 and 3258 Parkside Place. The project is the largest development filed in the Norwood neighborhood since 3084 Webster Avenue, in October of 2015. Today, YIMBY has the first renderings for the project, sent along by its developer U.A. Builders, revealing both the full scope, and an optimistic prediction on the future of Metro North.