A KFC franchise will likely bite the dust at the corner of Bushwick and Myrtle Avenues in Bushwick to make way for a six-story, mixed-use building. New building applications have been filed to erect a combination of apartments, retail and community facilities at 668 Bushwick Avenue.
The southern edge of Borough Park was downzoned in 2007, limiting development in Dyker Heights and in the communities at its edges. But one developer is handling the low-density zoning by planning four small apartment buildings on Fort Hamilton Parkway between 63rd and 64th Streets.
When we last brought you news from the corner of Broadway and West 80th Street, there were plans for a 14-story mixed-use building at no. 2230 (a.k.a. 2228-2236 Broadway). Now, things have changed, and work is underway on a taller building with more residential units and a bit of a different look.
Since the city rezoned Dutch Kills, a little subdistrict of Long Island City, in 2008, new apartment buildings have begun to replace aging factories and little brick houses. YIMBY has the reveal for the latest new project planned in the neighborhood, a seven-story condo at 31-12 38th Avenue, between 32nd Street and the elevated N/Q tracks.
The northwestern Bronx neighborhood of Kingsbridge Heights is crowded with prewar apartment buildings, but every once in a while, a developer snags a small vacant lot in the hilly area west of Fordham University. Last week, new building applications were filed for a six-story residential building with a community facility at 2661 Kingsbridge Terrace, on a through-block lot stretching from Heath Avenue to Kingsbridge Terrace.