Just about one year ago, YIMBY reported on permits for a new six-story residential building at 75 Ralph Avenue, in Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy. Now, we can reveal the project, which will be surprisingly attractive; Charles Mallea is the architect, and Solomon Feder of 75 Ralph LLC is the developer.
Last December, renderings of plans for the site at 42 Trinity Place surfaced, with a design by FX Fowle. They came with news that the site could accommodate a 300,000 square foot as-of-right project. But YIMBY has now learned that the site may end up with a building in excess of one million square feet, for which we now have the first preliminary renderings.
The Rabksy Group is planning a six-story apartment building at 26 West Street, in Greenpoint. The ubiquitous architect Karl Fischer filed plans for the project in September, and now YIMBY has the site’s first rendering.
The Department of Buildings recently approved plans to transform a humble three-story brick storefront with apartments in Williamsburg into this metallic-looking six-story building. The century-old building at 555 Grand Street will expand from two apartments to 12, and gain 3,000 square feet of residential space for a new total of 8,668 square feet.
Some big changes are coming to a TriBeCa building, thanks to approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. On Tuesday, the LPC approved a proposal to modify the five-story building at 71-73 Franklin Street, just off Broadway. The building dates back to 1861 and will be converted from its original form – an Italianate/Second Empire loft building – to residential use. There will be six units, plus ground floor retail.