In his State of the City speech last night, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled plans to increase affordable housing for low-income families, fund legal services for tenants facing eviction in housing court, and create a new manufacturing campus in Sunset Park.
Bronx-based Kodra Construction has filed applications for a six-story, 23-unit residential building at 1810 Crotona Park East, located in the West Bronx’s Crotona Park East section. The project will measure 18,892 square feet and its residential units should average 722 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will also be seven off-street parking spaces. Mohammad R. Badaly’s Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 4,996-square-foot plot is vacant. The site was occupied by a two-story house until 2008.
A Brooklyn-based property owner has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential project at 1330 62nd Street, in Dyker Heights. The new building will measure 3,903 square feet and will rise on the vacant portion of a 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot plot, which is currently partially occupied by a two-story house. The new residential units should average a family-sized 1,301 square feet apiece. Shiming Tam’s Brooklyn-based firm is the architect of record.
Construction has topped out and façade installation is imminent on the nine-story, 175-key Hoxton Hotel under development at 97 Wythe Avenue, located on the corner of North 9th Street in Williamsburg. The structure can be seen in an update by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. The latest building permits indicate the new building will encompass 80,118 square feet and rise 96 feet to its roof.
Last November, YIMBY wrote about plans to demolish the Second Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem and replace it with a new residential building. Now we have a look at the project, which will be a graceful addition to Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park.