There aren’t many big development sites left in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant, but one developer managed to snag a block-through site at 270 Nostrand Avenue, right around the corner from the Bedford-Nostrand G train stop. Aaron Lebovits’ Park Developers and Builders filed new building applications on Friday for a 241-unit apartment building on the lot between Dekalb Avenue and Koscuiszko Street.
One of the largest new residential projects filed in Crown Heights last year was 111 Montgomery Street, a 12-story apartment building planned for a lot next to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. Developer PWR Holdings has put the site on the market, and YIMBY has a rendering for the building that could rise there.
Heritage Equity Partners and Rabsky Group’s big residential development is finally rising at 564 St. Johns Place, between Franklin and Classon Avenues in Crown Heights.
A New York City icon is back on track to become a permanent fixture. On Thursday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission began the process of clearing its 95-item backlog and the day’s session included the items from Queens, the city’s largest borough by area. Among those items was the Pepsi-Cola sign. Almost nobody testified against designating it a landmark.
Last month, YIMBY reported on demolition applications for a squat little three-story commercial building at 542 West 22nd Street, where art gallery Hauser & Wirth plans to build its newest outpost.
Now the London-based art seller has filed plans for its new five-story building between 10th and 11th Avenues.