Queens-based Zios Sachtouris has filed applications for a seven-story, 27-unit residential building at 824 Metropolitan Avenue, in central Williamsburg, located three blocks east of the Graham Avenue stop on the L train. The project will total 23,166 square feet and the residential units will average a rental-sized 737 square feet apiece. The cellar will have laundry, storage space for tenants, and a recreation room, and each floor from the ground through the sixth level will contain five or four apartments. The seventh floor will contain a single unit. Anthony Villano’s Brooklyn-based ACV Architecture is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide lot is currently vacant.
Kim Tasher of SKF Development has filed applications for an eight-story, 39-unit residential building at 240 East 178th Street, in Mount Hope, located around the corner from the Tremont Avenue stop on the B and D trains. The project will encompass 27,603 square feet and its residential units, which appear to be market-rate, will average a rental-sized 648 square feet apiece. The new building will include laundry and a 782-square-foot recreation area in the cellar. Mohammad Badaly’s Mount Vernon-based Badaly Architects is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide lot is currently occupied by a two-story wood-frame house, for which demolition permits have not been received.
On-site renderings were revealed in November for the 27-story, 168-unit residential building under development at 27-19 44th Drive, in the Court Square section of Long Island City. Now, The Court Square Blog reports foundation work has just begun. Earlier this month, developer Twining Properties and investment parter CBD secured $70 million in financing for the project, which is being dubbed Watermark Court Square. The new building will measure 151,021 square feet in total and will include 2,807 square feet of ground-floor retail. The apartment units will average 730 square feet apiece and come in studio, one-, and two-bedroom configurations. Handel Architects is the architect of record. Completion is expected in the fall of 2017.
Last September, L+M Development filed plans for a 12-story affordable rental building on a vacant lot next to St. Barnabas Hospital in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Now the hospital is developing a large residential project with two towers on another empty plot at 4507 Third Avenue, between 182nd and 183rd streets.
A three-story row house in Brooklyn is going to stay that way for the time being. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission did not approve a proposed addition to 75 St. Marks Avenue, near the…