The affordable housing lottery has launched for 577 3rd Avenue, a seven-story residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn. The 24,826-square-foot development was designed by Christopher Teeter and yields 20 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $73,715 to $167,570.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 620 East 32nd Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Farragut Road and Glenwood Road, the interior lot is between the Newkirk Avenue subway station and the Flatbush Avenue station, both serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Debono Lenny of Chelsea Group Design & Build is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Robert Moses irrevocably altered Sunset Park when he ran the Gowanus Expressway down Third Avenue, turning a once-vibrant commercial corridor into a forlorn industrial area covered by a steel and concrete highway. But just a few blocks north in Gowanus, some prewar charm remains in between the auto repair shops and fast food joints.