Architecture

2865 Creston Avenue Breaks Ground

Permits Filed for 13 Stories of Supportive Housing at 2865 Creston Avenue in Bedford Park

It’s been a busy few days in the Bronx for the Department of Buildings, and the surge in new building applications across the borough probably has something to do with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new plan to resurrect the 421-a tax break. A non-profit working to end homelessness has filed plans for a 13-story supportive housing project at 2865 Creston Avenue, in the northwestern Bronx neighborhood of Bedford Park.

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Willoughby Square, rendering via EDC

217 Duffield Street in Downtown Brooklyn Gets Demolished for Park and Parking Garage

It’s been a few years since the city’s Economic Development Corporation announced plans to develop a 700-unit underground parking garage on Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn and create a one-acre green space on top. Now, the park, Willoughby Square, is one step closer to reality, as the city prepares to demolish an office building at 217 Duffield Street, between Willoughby and Fulton streets. Prolific construction photographer Tectonic brought us photos of what the site looks like now.

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145 President Street, rendering via Avery Hall Investments

Revealed: 145 President Street, Carroll Gardens Condos

Avery Hall Investments is developing upscale apartments all over brownstone Brooklyn, and their latest project is headed to 145 President Street, in Carroll Gardens. The East Village-based builder filed new building applications for the project yesterday, and YIMBY spotted this rendering of it on their website.

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