The volunteers behind Roger That Garden in Crown Heights have spent the last year and a half fighting to save their little plot at Rogers Avenue and Park Place from a developer, but it looks like the garden’s days are officially numbered. A new building application was filed today for a four-story residential building on the property at 115 Rogers Avenue, also known as 749 Park Place.
Brownstoner reports that the six-story, five-unit mixed-use building at 79 Grand Street in Williamsburg has topped-out. A retail component will measure nearly 1,590 square feet on the ground level, and Philip Toscano Architects is designing. The nearly 8,000 square-foot building is currently getting its façade, and completion is likely later this year.
The co-op board comprising 20 units representing the seven-story, 20,000 square-foot building at 159-161 Remsen Street, in Brooklyn Heights, has placed the property on the market for $30 million. Per The Real Deal, the building is being advertised as a development site, and demolishing the existing structure would allow a new 45,000 square foot structure. The building was converted to residential use in 1982.
Harlem + Bespoke spotted a rendering on-site at 131 West 122nd Street, in central Harlem, where a four-story townhouse is being expanded and renovated to five stories and 10 residential units. The existing façade will be preserved, and the top floor will feature a penthouse; DJLU Architect is designing.
Yesterday, The Real Deal reported on an eviction controversy surrounding 338 West 39th Street, which is a site that will soon yield a new hotel. Now, YIMBY can reveal the design of the new building coming to the lot, which is being developed by the Portuguese hotel group Pestana Hotels.