Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 1617 Brooklyn Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is eight blocks from the Flatbush Avenue subway station, end of the line for 2 and 5 trains, and center for a significant commercial district. Jacob Leifer is behind the applications.
The 70-foot tall structure will yield 33,370 square feet, with 23,970 square feet dedicated to residential use, and 870 square feet for a ground floor medical facility. 35 apartments will be created, averaging 685 square feet apiece, indicating rentals. Residents will have access to several recreation spaces, a lobby, and a laundry room, Parking will be included for five bicycles and 18 vehicles.
Michael Avramides Architects will be responsible for the design.
Demolition permits for the existing structure were filed in June of this year. The estimated completion date has not been announced.