Bedford Stuyvesant

26 Suydam Place

Four-Story, Two-Unit Townhouse Coming to 26 Suydam Place, Bedford-Stuyvesant

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 26 Suydam Place, in southern Bedford-Stuyvesant. The new building will measure 3,015 square feet. One of the apartments, measuring roughly 600 square feet, will be located on the ground floor. The second one, measuring roughly 1,800 square feet, will span the second through fourth floors. Olabanji B. Awosika’s Jamaica-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 18-foot-wide, 1,242-square-foot lot is vacant.


803 Quincy Street

Four-Story, Eight-Unit Residential Building Planned at 803 Quincy Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant

An anonymous Queens-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 803 Quincy Street, in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The project will measure 8,300 square feet and its residential units should average 750 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. The structure will also feature an upper-level penthouse. Woody Chen’s Elmhurst-based Infocus Design & Planning is the architect of record. The 3,050-square-foot property is occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed.


689 Quincy Street

Four-Story, Eight-Unit Residential Building Filed at 689 Quincy Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant

A Queens-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 689 Quincy Street, in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The project will measure 8,300 square feet and its residential units should average 750 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Woody Chen’s Elmhurst-based Infocus Design & Planning is the architect of record. The 30-foot-wide, 3,000-square-foot property is occupied by a four-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed.


659 Quincy Street

Four-Story, Six-Unit Residential Project Planned at 659 Quincy Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential building at 659 Quincy Street, in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The project will measure 4,620 square feet and its residential units should average 660 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. De-Jan Lu’s Greenwich Village-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 2,000-square-foot lot is vacant. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development demolished the site’s two-story predecessor, a townhouse, in 2014.


Diagram of the eastern side of 43 Franklin Avenue. image via DCP

Community Board Rejects Proposed Two-Building, 296-Unit Bedford-Stuyvesant Residential Project

Community Board 3 has voted against Riverside Developer USA’s plans for two residential buildings, proposed to contain a total of 296 apartments, at 376 Flushing Avenue and 43 Franklin Avenue, in the northwestern corner of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The building on Flushing would rise eight stories and measure 176,671 square feet, while the one on Franklin would rise six stories and measure 126,839 square feet. Thirty percent, or 88 apartments, are set to rent at below-market rates through the housing lottery to families making 80 percent of the area median income, or AMI.


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