Earlier this week, a local developer filed plans to put up a four-story apartment building at 62 Martense Street, between Bedford and Flatbush avenues in Flatbush. Now, we have a rendering of the project, which will join dozens of small new buildings under construction in the neighborhood southeast of Prospect Park.
After half a century on Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park in Harlem, the Second Canaan Baptist Church will meet the wrecking ball to make way for a new apartment building.
Two South Williamsburg-based investors hope to rezone three industrial properties in northern Bedford-Stuyvesant to make way for a large residential project with nearly 300 apartments spread across two buildings. Today we have the first look at the development, which will rise near the Brooklyn Navy Yard at 376-378 Flushing Avenue and 43 Franklin Avenue.
Sometimes, the wheels of new development roll very slowly. It was close to two years ago that a proposal for three new houses in the Bronx’s Fieldston Historic District went before the Landmarks Preservation Commission. A revised (and scaled-down) proposal came before the commissioners last Tuesday, but there was, again, no approval.
The South Bronx was once known for burned-out buildings and entrenched poverty, but it’s now becoming a hub for new construction of both affordable and market-rate housing. A project that appears to be market-rate is headed to Longwood, a neighborhood in the southeastern Bronx.