Late last year, a four-story, eight-unit residential building topped-out at 672 Halsey Street, in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant, and now, Brownstoner reports the façade as wrapped up. To the right at 670 Halsey Street, a four-story, seven-unit building has also recently topped out. Black Pearl Holding LLC is developing those two properties. Adjacent to No. 670, construction has not yet begun on Tomer Erlich’s planned four-story, four-unit building at 668 Halsey Street. Jamaica-based Banji Awosika Architect is the architect of record for all three developments.
Most of Bed-Stuy’s vinyl-clad 19th century wood frames aren’t long for this world, and soon, two more will meet the wrecking ball. Today, new building applications were filed for a small residential development at 299 Van Buren Street in Bed-Stuy, between Lafayette and Stuyvesant Avenues.
In April 2014, YIMBY reported on filings for a six-story, 57-unit residential building at 75 Ralph Avenue, in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant, and then we revealed renderings of the project the following April. Today, the the 38,240 square-foot structure is topped out, and façade installation appears imminent, per Brownstoner. Charles Mallea is designing, and the project is located three blocks from the Gates Avenue stop on the J/Z trains. Velocity Framers USA is developing, and completion is likely by 2016.
Foundation work is currently underway at 1700 Broadway, in Ocean Hill, where a six-story, 79-unit mixed-use building is planned, a block from the J/Z train’s stop at Chauncey Street. According to Brownstoner, the building — being developed by SUS and Alembic Community Development — will be 100% affordable, and will feature 4,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Peter Woll is the architect of record, and completion is expected in 2016.
In March, Bushwick-based developer Level One Holdings filed applications for a seven-story apartment building at 740 Dekalb Avenue between Marcy and Tompkins Avenues, in the heart of Bed-Stuy. The development got its new building permits last month, and YIMBY has the first look at what will rise on the empty lot.