Earlier this month, non-profit Metro World Child and their partner Moshe Braver filed applications for a 180-unit building at 338 Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick. Now Braver is planning another residential development a few blocks east at 405 Evergreen Avenue, on the corner of Linden Street.
Property owner Jack Cheng has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 756 40th Street, in northern Sunset Park, three blocks from the D train’s 9th Avenue stop. The new building will measure 5,007 square feet, which means units will average 715 square feet, indicative of rentals. Sunset Park-based Shiming Tam is the architect of record, and an existing two-story townhouse must first be demolished.
This past spring, units hit the market at Barrett Design & Development’s conversion of the Broken Angel house at 4 Downing Street, and now the building is nearing completion. Per Brownstoner, the developer is also building a the three-story, two-unit townhouse at 8 Downing Street, and façade and window installation are currently underway. The interiors are still being built out, but completion can be expected in the next few months.
The saga behind the rise of 53 West 53rd Street is finally drawing to a close, and after excavation began approximately one year ago, foundation work is finally beginning for the future supertall. When we last checked on the project, digging had made some progress, but the latest photo set from ILNY shows the base of a crane has now been installed, rebar is arriving, and that excavation work has seemingly wrapped up.
Gateway Estates, a multi-phased development consisting of affordable residential units and commercial space in southern East New York, is now preparing for its final phase of construction. The city is behind schedule in building the proper infrastructure, and work won’t be finished until late 2017, per the New York Daily News, but 1,295 apartments and 225 homes are planned on the vacant land. Financing is expected to close by the end of this year. Nehemiah, the Department of Design and Construction, Metro Industrial Areas Foundation and Monadnock Construction are developing.