It was back in January that the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved exterior modifications that will allow 1 Wall Street, the 1931, 50-story-tall, Ralph Walker-designed office building at the corner of Broadway in the Financial District,…
In February, a proposal to expand a three-story structure in Brooklyn was not approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission, having been deemed too visible. On Tuesday, the applicant returned to the LPC and they approved a scaled down proposal to expand 75 St. Marks Avenue. That’s near the corner of Flatbush Avenue in the Prospect Heights Historic District.
Taneshwar Sukhdeo, doing business as an anonymous Ozone Park-based LLC, has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building, at 142-37 Rockaway Boulevard, in South Jamaica. The new building will measure 4,260 square feet and its residential units should average a spacious 1,065 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized configurations. Each of the apartments will span a full floor. Olabanji B. Awosika’s Jamaica-based Banji Awosika Architect is the architect of record. The 34-foot-wide, 2,910-square-foot lot is currently vacant.
Eyal Ovadia, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for two five-story, six-unit residential buildings at 860-862 East 35th Street, in southern East Flatbush, located five blocks from the Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College stop on the 2/5 trains. Each building will measure 5,907 square feet, and the residential units across both structures should average a rental-sized 728 square feet apiece. They layouts are identical in each building, with a single unit on the ground floor, two units per floor on the the second and third levels, and a single unit on the fourth and fifth floors. Queens-based Gerald J. Caliendo is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide plot is currently occupied by a two-and-a-half-story wood-framed house. Demolition permits were recently filed to knock it down.
TriBeCa-based MJMV Holdings has filed applications for a seven-story, 16-unit mixed-use building at 25-40 31st Street, in Astoria, located a stone’s throw away from the Astoria Boulevard Station on the N/Q trains. The structure will measure 16,522 square feet and will include 1,488 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. The residential units, which begin on the second floor, should average 704 square feet apiece, indicate of rental apartments. Amenities include an eight-car parking garage, private storage, bike parking, a recreational area, and a laundry. Astoria-based Christopher V. Papa is the architect of record. Two three-story townhouses must first be demolished.