Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 223 Howard Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks away from the Ralph Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Ten blocks away is the Halsey Street station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Yaniv Nasimi is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 124 Erasmus Street, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site is two blocks away from the Church Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Ten blocks away is the Church Avenue station, serviced by B and Q trains. Skyrock NYC Development is responsible for the project.
Local developer Joel Schwartz has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit residential building at 922 Dekalb Ave. Located in the north-central portion of Bed-Stuy, The structure sits on a 2,500 square foot interior lot and will replace a single-story, 2,400-square-foot church, according to demolition filings submitted in February 2018.
Central Park Tower is finally starting to stick out in Manhattan’s skyline. The building, located at 217 West 57th Street, has been obscured up until now by its immediate neighbor and the near-supertall tower, 220 Central Park South. Most significant to this update is CPT is finally reaching supertall status, i.e. 984 feet (300m) above ground. Extell Development Company and the Shanghai Municipal Investment Group are behind the project.
The debate regarding 80 Flatbush Avenue continues. While the project would rise across the street from what had long been Brooklyn’s tallest tower at One Hanson Place, its opponents’ attacks have escalated following YIMBY’s report on a poll showing a 3:1 margin of support, with the NIMBY group behind its creation and deletion accusing “foreign bots” of meddling in the outcome. Today, however, comes another marker of broad community support, as we have word that the Arab American Family Support Center (AAFSC) has officially endorsed the mixed-use development.