Architecture

816 58th Street, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 816 58th Street, Sunset Park

Builders aiming to cater to the growing number of Chinese families in eastern Sunset Park have started looking for ways to redevelop its aging brick townhouses and squat walk-up apartment buildings. One such project emerged from the Department of Buildings filings yesterday. Longtime owner William Chou hopes to build an eight-story, mixed-use building at 816 58th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues.

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28 Spencer Place, photo by Rebecca Baird-Remba

Permits Filed: 29 Spencer Place, Bed-Stuy

Folks who live near the Franklin Avenue C train stop in southern Bed-Stuy are probably familiar with an oddly shaped vacant lot on the corner of Fulton and Spencer streets. Recently, it’s been full of painted Airstream trailers and vans. Now, it will become apartments.

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