East Flatbush hasn’t seen much development action since the 421-a tax break expired in January. But a little market-rate project is coming to the hood, possibly spurred by renewed negotiations over the controversial policy. A pair of five-story residential buildings may replace a detached house at 3603 Farragut Road, at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue in East Flatbush.
Bronx-based Ultimate Seven LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 35-key hotel at 3336 Webster Avenue, in the West Bronx’s Norwood section. The project will measure a compact 10,193 square feet and its hotel rooms should average a budget-sized 283 square feet apiece. Guest amenities include a 704-square-foot lobby, 11 off-street parking spaces, a fitness center, a business meeting room, and a breakfast area. Asher Hershkowitz’s Brooklyn-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 5,100-square-foot site is vacant and stretches 144 feet along Webster Avenue. The Williams Bridge station on Metro-North Railroad is a block to the north.
Property owner Ephraim Waxman has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 1821 49th Street, in southern Borough Park. It will measure 8,180 square feet and its full-floor residential units should average 2,080 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized configurations. Condominiums are likely in the works. Asher Hershkowitz’s Brooklyn-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot assemblage is currently occupied by two attached two-story houses. Demolition permits have not yet been filed. The 18th Avenue stop on the F train is located three blocks away.
Brooklyn-based property owner Jeffrey Zagelbaum has filed applications for two five-story, eight-unit residential buildings at 1517-1519 New York Avenue, in southern East Flatbush. Each will measure 6,500 square feet and residential units should average 750 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Half of the units will be duplexes, according to the Schedule A. Brooklyn-based Asher Hershkowitz is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,000-square-foot plot is currently occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits were filed in May. The site is located four blocks from the Flatbush Avenue-Brooklyn College stop on the 2 and 5 trains.
Israel Friedman, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit residential building at 1065 57th Street, in Borough Park, located six blocks from the Fort Hamilton Parkway stop on the N train. The structure will measure 10,628 square feet. There will be a duplex unit located on the ground and second floors, followed by a single unit on the third floor. If the residential space is divided like so, the duplex unit should measure 5,284 square feet, and the third-floor unit should measure 2,642 square feet, and those numbers are indicative of condominiums. Brooklyn-based Asher Hershkowitz is the architect of record. An existing two-and-a-half-story, wood-framed house must first be demolished.