Brooklyn-based Hengchang Property has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 670 47th Street, in Sunset Park, located five blocks from the 45th Street stop on the R train. The structure will measure 9,075 square feet, and its residential units should average 890 square feet apiece. That means either rental apartments or condominiums. Shi Ming Tam’s Borough Park-based SM Tan Architect is the architect of record. The 45-foot-wide site is currently partially occupied by a two-story brick rowhome, and was subdivided into two tax lots in January to accommodate the new building.
Residents of Upper Manhattan, particularly Washington Heights and Inwood, will soon see something new rising across the Hudson River. On Monday, groundbreaking was held for the second tower at rental development The Modern, located just a bit south of the George Washington Bridge at 100 Park Avenue in Fort Lee.
Most new construction in Melrose is affordable housing, but we recently spotted a small market-rate project in the works at 764 East 152nd Street, in the heart of the South Bronx.
Eyal Ovadia, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 762 Marcy Avenue, in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant, located four blocks from the Bedford-Nostrand Avs. stop on the G train. The structure will measure 6,925 square feet and its residential units should average 713 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. There will be two units per floor on the ground through third floors, and a single unit on the fourth. Queens-based Gerald J. Caliendo is the architect of record. Demolition permits were filed in March to remove the 25-foot-wide site’s two-story townhouse.
Brooklyn-based Abraham Wieder has filed applications for a six-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 5601 13th Avenue, located on the corner of 56th Street in southern Borough Park, two blocks from the 55th Street stop on the D train. The structure will encompass 18,366 square feet, with 2,352 square feet to be used for retail space on the ground floor. An additional 2,962 square feet on the second floor will be for a community facility, and the residential units on floors three through six should average 1,116 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized apartments. Brooklyn-based Asher Hershkowitz is the architect of record. Demolition permits were filed in February for the site’s existing two-story brick house.