Bedford Stuyvesant

263 Franklin Avenue

Eight-Story, 18-Unit Residential Building Filed At 263 Franklin Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Jacob Movtady, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for an eight-story, 18-unit residential building at 263 Franklin Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, located two blocks from the Bedford – Nostrand Avs. stop on the G train. The entire project will measure 16,493 square feet and 11,284 square feet of that will be residential space. That means units will average a rental-sized 627 square feet apiece. The residential lobby and recreational space will be located on the ground floor and retail space will occupy the cellar. Floral Park-based Sion Consulting Engineering is the applicant of record. The 40-foot-wide lot is currently vacant.


446 Park Avenue in September 2014, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 446 Park Avenue, Bed-Stuy

Park Avenue in Brooklyn begins underneath the elevated, dark Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Clinton Hill and runs east into Bed-Stuy, where it transitions into an odd mix of warehouses, little brick apartment buildings, and aging 19th century wood frame houses. Much of the avenue was originally developed for workers at the Navy Yard, which sits a block away, but Orthodox Jews have settled the area over the last few decades. And now, even the once-desolate industrial blocks just east of the highway are becoming populated with new residential buildings. Yesterday, applications were filed for a five-story building there at 446 Park Avenue, between Kent and Franklin Avenues.

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204 Monroe Street

Four-Story, Eight-Unit Residential Building Planned At 204 Monroe Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Tomer Erlich, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 204 Monroe Street, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, located seven blocks north of the Nostrand Avenue stop on the A and C trains. The building will measure 10,000 square feet in total, with 8,000 square feet being used as residential space. Units will average 1,000 square feet apiece, and two duplex units will be located across the third, fourth, and penthouse floors. Robert Lin’s Flushing-based A&T Engineering is the applicant of record. Permits were filed in December to demolish an existing single-story warehouse.


508A Lexington Avenue

Four-Story, Four-Unit Residential Building Planned At 508A Lexington Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Taneshwar Sukhdeo, doing business as an Ozone Park-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential development at 508A Lexington Avenue, in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The 4,000-square-foot project will be located 12 blocks north of the Kingston – Throop Avs. stop on the C train, and its full-floor units will average 1,000 square feet apiece. Jamaica-based Banji Awosika Architect is the applicant of record and the lot is currently vacant.


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