DOB Digest: Columbia Manhattanville Expansion, Foxhurst Prep School, More

614 West 131st StreetConcept rendering of future 614 West 131st Street, at left, image by Columbia University


614 West 131st Street: Columbia University has submitted applications in conjunction with their Manhattanville Expansion, with the latest permits outlining a structure for 614-618 West 131st Street. The initial filing specifies a nearly 1,000 square-foot base with two “vertical enlargements” — one totaling 163,556 square feet and standing eight stories, and the second spanning 230,465 square feet and 11 stories. The commercial components will total nearly 12,500 square feet, and FXFOWLE is designing.

209 West 14th Street: Adelco has filed applications for an 11-story and 21-unit mixed-use building of 36,120 square feet spanning 209-211 West 14th Street, in Chelsea; the existing four-story structure was approved to be demolished in July, and Goldstein Hill & West is designing.


1232 Southern Boulevard: An anonymous LLC has filed applications for a six-story and nearly 14,600 square-foot “children’s aid college prep charter school,” which will span 1232-1248 Southern Boulevard, in Foxhurst. An existing two-story structure was approved for demolition in May, and FXFOWLE is designing.


680 Elton Street: An anonymous LLC has filed applications to construct a three-story and three-unit residential building of nearly 3,300 square feet at the vacant lot of 680 Elton Street, in East New York.

455 Flatbush Avenue: Brooklyn Botanic Garden has filed applications to construct a single-story and 850 square-foot “maintenance shed” at 455 Flatbush Avenue, in Prospect Park; Design 2147 is the architect of record.


151 Oceanside Avenue: Breezy Point Cooperative has filed applications to construct a two-story and single-family abode of 2,080 square feet at 151 Oceanside Avenue, in Breezy Point.

25 Graham Place: Breezy Point Cooperative has filed applications to construct a three-story and single-family abode of 1,742 square feet at 25 Graham Place, in Breezy Point; a previously existing single-story structure was demolished after Superstorm Sandy.


263 Poillon Avenue: Applications have been filed for a three-story and two-unit residential building — spanning a total 8,630 square feet — for 263 Poillon Avenue, in Annadale; an existing 2.5-story structure was approved for demolition in August, and Calvanico Associates is designing.

306 Brighton Avenue: Anthony J. Santo has filed applications to construct a four-story and single-family abode of 1,920 square feet at the vacant lot of 306 Brighton Avenue, in Tompkinsville.

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