Alan Becker, doing business as an anonymous Staten Island-based LLC, has filed applications for eight two-story, single-family houses at 134-154 Elizabeth Street and 647-651 Delafield Avenue, in Port Richmond, located on Staten Island’s north shore. The houses will come in various sizes; beginning with the smallest, there will be two that measure 2,183 square feet in total, four that will measure 2,294 square feet, and two that will measure 4,589 square feet. The new homes will include off-street parking and basement levels. Staten Island-based Stanley Krebushevski is the architect of record. The 23,801-square-foot plot of land was subdivided in November. The site was once occupied by the burned-out House of Miracles Church until it was demolished last December.
Xiaying Li, doing business as a Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential building at 2370 West 11th Street, in southern Gravesend, located three blocks from the Bay 50th Street stop on the D train. The new building will measure 5,338 square feet in total and its residential units should average 820 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. The ground floor will host a single apartment along with an enclosed parking space. The next two floors will contain two units apiece and the fourth floor will have a full-floor apartment. Dezhang Fang’s Flushing-based Fang Architect is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot lot is currently vacant.
In early 2015, HFZ Capital Group launched sales for the 262-unit condominium conversion of the 25-story, 264-unit rental apartment building at 301 West 53rd Street, in Midtown. The property, built in 1979, is currently undergoing the conversion. The residential units will come in one-, two-, and three-bedroom configurations, and YIMBY can now reveal the project’s 16,000 square feet of amenities. They include a marble-cladded lobby, an outdoor dog park, a landscaped rooftop terrace designed by Terrain, a library, a fitness center, a children’s playroom, and another outdoor terrace on the second floor. The interiors are being designed by BP Architects and the building is being redubbed Fifty Third and Eighth (previously The Metro). The building currently contains 16,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
In October of 2015, YIMBY reported on applications for a five-story, 130-unit residential building at 1873 Starr Street, in western Ridgewood, located five blocks from the Jefferson Street stop on the L train. Now, Slate Property Group has sold the development site to Valyrian Capital and MGM Property Group for $18.5 million, according to Real Estate Weekly. The new owners plan to move forward with the approved project, which measures 141,929 square feet in total and will include 5,009 square feet of ground-floor retail space along with 3,000 square feet of community facility space. The apartment units should average 650 square feet apiece, with 45 of them to be rented at below-market rates. Amenities include a gym, a roof deck, a laundry room, and a garage for 64 bikes and 65 cars. Aufgang Architects is designing the building.
Astral Weeks is developing little buildings all over Prospect Lefferts Gardens and Flatbush, and today we have a look at one of their projects at 19 East 31st Street, in East Flatbush.