Brownsville, in eastern Brooklyn, is one of the few places in the five boroughs where the city still owns plenty of vacant lots. One of those properties is about to be put to good use as supportive housing. The city has filed plans for an eight-story, 71-unit development at 214 Hegeman Avenue, at the southern edge of Brownsville near Canarsie.
The city of New York has two new individual landmarks. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the buildings at 181 Montague Street and 185 Montague Street in Brooklyn. The move extended the preservation of the borough’s banking history.
The New York City Department of Design and Construction has filed plans for a Bjarke Ingels-designed police station in the South Bronx that’s expected to cost $50 million.
In 2015, an 18-story building was set to rise at the corner of Warren and Steuben streets in Jersey City’s Powerhouse Arts District. Since then, a new developer and architect have taken over the site. Now, YIMBY the first look at the new design for 321 Warren Street.
A long-vacant lot at the corner of Bedford Avenue and Pacific Streets in Crown Heights is set to become a nine-story affordable rental building.