Frank Ruggerio, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, 12-unit residential building at 978 Kent Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, located three blocks from the Classon Avenue stop on the G train. The structure will measure 9,706 square feet, which means its residential units should average 809 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities listed in the Schedule A include storage space for six bikes and a recreation room in the cellar. Anthony C. Villano’s Brooklyn-based ACV Architecture is the architect of record. The 24-foot-wide, 2,450-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a small warehouse.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 548 Lafayette Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, located around the block from the Bedford-Nostrand Avs stop on the G train. The new structure will measure 8,456 square feet and its residential units should average a rental-sized 822 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will be two units on each floor, and both apartments on the fourth floor will feature space in an upper penthouse level. Olabanji B. Awosika’s Jamaica-based Banji Awosika Architect is the architect of record. The lot, which has not yet been subdivided from an existing townhouse, is currently vacant.
Queens-based AG Capital Group has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit residential building at 101 Patchen Avenue, in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant, located two blocks from the Gates Avenue stop on the J/Z trains. The new structure will measure 7,230 square feet and its residential units should average 720 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Each floor will contain two or three apartments, and the project’s amenities, located in the cellar, include storage space and a laundry. Kenneth Philogene’s Brooklyn-based KMP Design & Engineering is the architect of record. The development assemblage includes a three-story building, which has yet to receive demolition permits, and the adjacent vacant lot at 103 Patchen Avenue.
Hasidic developers are slowly transforming the semi-industrial wasteland between Bed-Stuy and Williamsburg into a mixed-use residential neighborhood. The latest evidence comes from building applications for a hotel and synagogue at 484 Park Avenue, designed by ubiquitous architect Karl Fischer.
Casa Development Inc. has filed applications for a five-story, four-unit residential building at 75 Herkimer Street, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, located around the block from the Nostrand Avenue stop on the A and C trains. The new structure will measure 4,610 square feet and its residential units should average a relatively spacious 1,153 square feet apiece. The ground and second floors will contain two duplex units, and the third, fourth, and upper mezzanine level will house two triplex units. The project will be topped by a rooftop terrace. Amenity space will be located in the cellar. The developer, headed by Long Island-based Campani & Scharting Architects, is designing in-house. An existing three-story townhouse must first be demolished.