A KFC franchise will likely bite the dust at the corner of Bushwick and Myrtle Avenues in Bushwick to make way for a six-story, mixed-use building. New building applications have been filed to erect a combination of apartments, retail and community facilities at 668 Bushwick Avenue.
Permits have been filed to build two new residential buildings in Flatbush, Brooklyn. They are at 26 East 19th Street and 730 East 32nd Street.
Earlier this year, Friedland Properties acquired financing for their 17-story, 230-unit residential building planned at 7 West 21st Street, in the Flatiron District. Now, the project has topped out, as seen in the above photos, courtesy of Tectonic. The block-thru development has street exposure on West 22nd and 21st Streets, and 8,210 square feet of retail space is planned on the ground floor. Fifty-eight of the residential units will rent at below-market rates. Morris Adjmi Architects designed the building, and completion is expected in 2016.
Back in July, YIMBY brought you a construction update on the 20-story project under construction at 265 State Street, in Boerum Hill. Since then, The Boerum has risen from four to 17 stories, as seen in the latest photos by Tectonic. Cladding installation has also begun on the lower levels. The building will have ground-floor retail space, a hotel on floors one through six, and 128 condominiums up top. Flank is designing and co-developing with the Carlyle Group, and completion is expected in 2016.
The southern edge of Borough Park was downzoned in 2007, limiting development in Dyker Heights and in the communities at its edges. But one developer is handling the low-density zoning by planning four small apartment buildings on Fort Hamilton Parkway between 63rd and 64th Streets.